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Intracranial migration of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18760054     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Total intracranial migration of the shunt is a rare complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement for treatment of hydrocephalus. The authors report a case of total intracranial migration of ventriculoperitoneal shunt in a child with a very large head and discuss the possible causes and management.
Muhammad Nasir Ali; Syed Muhammad Atif; Shoaib Khan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1022-386X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Publication Date:  2008 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-01     Completed Date:  2008-10-21     Revised Date:  2014-07-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606447     Medline TA:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Country:  Pakistan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  382-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Foreign-Body Migration*
Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt / adverse effects,  instrumentation*

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