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From hydrocephalus to hydrocele.
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PMID:  11847364     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The incidence of complications associated with cerebrospinal fluid shunt procedures varies from low to high in different series and depending on the duration of follow up. We report an unusual case of four-month-old male infant with hydrocephalus who developed bilateral hydroceles soon after ventriculoperitioneal shunting. The possible aetiology is hypothesised and suggestions are made as to how this may be avoided in other infants undergoing shunt procedures.
Authors:
K YC Goh; A CF Ng; K H Lee; W S Poon
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi / Hong Kong Academy of Medicine     Volume:  3     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Hong Kong Med J     Publication Date:  1997 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-Feb-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9512509     Medline TA:  Hong Kong Med J     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  105-106     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong.
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