Umbilical CSF fistula: a rare complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunt

An umbilical CSF fistula following a ventriculoperitoneal shunt is an extremely rare complication. We report a 28-year-old man who presented with leak of clear fluid from the umbilicus, one month after a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt revision. Shuntogram revealed communication between umbilicus and ab...

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Published in:Acta Neurochirurgica : The European Journal of Neurosurgery, Vol. 148, No. 11 (2006), p. 1205-1207
Main Author: Gupta, A.
Other Involved Persons: Ahmad, F. U. ; Kumar, A. ; Gaikwad, S. ; Vaishya, S.
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:0942-0940
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1007/s00701-006-0898-y
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