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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 81-83

Anal extrusion of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt: A new case


Neurosurgery Department, Tripoli Medical Center, Tripoli, Libya

Correspondence Address:
Faisal S Taleb
Neurosurgery Department, Tripoli Medical Center, Tripoli
Libya
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DOI: 10.4103/1947-489X.210116

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Ventriculoperitoneal shunting is an established surgical treatment of hydrocephalus. However, the procedure may be associated with a variety of complications which can occur in immediate perioperative period or on follow-up. Migration of the peritoneal catheter can occur. We report an unusual case of per anal extrusion of shunt tubing in a 6-month-old infant.


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