Extrusion of peritoneal end of ventriculoperitoneal shunt through urethra in an infant: A rare complication


Kamal Nain Rattan, Rashmi Hooda, Ahmad Khursheed, Surbhi Gupta

Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt is a common procedure performed in the management of hydrocephalus in children. The peritoneal end of the shunt can migrate in the peritoneal cavity and extrude through the mouth, umbilicus, anus, vagina or urethra after injuring the overlying structures. Timely removal is necessary to prevent transmission of infection. We are reporting a case in which there is extrusion of shunt per urethra.


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