Misplacement of distal end of VP shunt catheter

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Patient Data

Age: 66
Gender: Male

CT Abdomen and pelvis

Modality: CT

Large fluid collection identified in the subcutaneous tissue of the right side of abdominal wall which has coiled VP shunt catheter distal end on it. 

Case Discussion

This case shows a kind of extracranial complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunt. 

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Case Information

rID: 27126
Case created: 21st Jan 2014
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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