:: Volume 18, Issue 1 (Iranian South Medical Journal 2015) ::
Iran South Med J 2015, 18(1): 235-238 Back to browse issues page
Unusual migration of ventriculo peritoneal distal catheter into vagina
Sghavamedin Tavallaee
Martyrs Persian Gulf hospital, Bushehr University of medical sciences, Bushehr , Iran , ghavamtavallaee@gmail.com
Abstract:   (3003 Views)

VP shunt is one of the most popular methods for ICP reduction and treatment of hydrocephalus. Various complications of this method are not uncommon such as shunt malfunction, infection and unusual migration of distal catheter. I present a case of migration of the peritoneal catheter out of the vagina.

Keywords: ventricular shunt, complication, vagina, foreign body
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Type of Study: Review | Subject: Digestive System
Received: 2015/02/18 | Accepted: 2015/02/18 | Published: 2015/02/18


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