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

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
Published: 21st Jan 2014
Last edited: 11th Sep 2018
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