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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 70-72

Protrusion of VP shunt through anus a rare complication after shunt insertion at French Medical Institute for Children (FMIC), Kabul, Afghanistan (Case Report)


Pediatric surgery department, French Medical Institute for Children, Kabul, Afghanistan

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Dunya Moghul
Pediatric surgery department, French Medical Institute for Children, Kabul
Afghanistan
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Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt is one of the most common treatments for diverting the cerebrospinal fluid (CF), but it is accompanied by many complications that protrusion through anus is one of the rare ones, a 5 year old baby girl presents with excessive irritability and anorexia to the outpatient department of surgery department, French Medical Institute for Children, and mother of child was complaining from protrusion of shunt through anus two days ago, after performing laperatomy distal end of shunt found in the sigmoid colon. So total removal of shunt is done for this baby and planed for re-shunting after a month.


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