Spontaneous umbilical fistula: A rare complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunt

P. C. Das, K. Radhakrishna, P. L.N.G. Rao

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Although complications following ventriculoperitoneal shunt for hydrocephalus are not uncommon, leak of cerebrospinal fluid from the normal umbilicus following ventriculoperitoneal shunt is very rare. One such case is reported.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)630-631
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 04-1993


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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