Spontaneous umbilical fistula: A rare complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunt

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

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Abstract

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
Volume28
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 04-1993

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Umbilicus
Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt
Fistula
Hydrocephalus
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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In: Journal of Pediatric Surgery, Vol. 28, No. 4, 04.1993, p. 630-631.

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