Migration of abdominal catheter of ventriculoperitoneal shunt into the scrotum


OKTEM I. S. , AKDEMIR H. , KOC K., MENKU A., TUCER B. , Selcuklu A.

ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA, cilt.140, ss.167-170, 1998 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 140 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 1998
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s007010050078
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.167-170

Özet

Four cases of migration of the ventriculoperitoneal (V-P) shunt tip through patent processus vaginalis resulting in scrotal hydrocele are presented. These cases are considered a ran complication of VP shunts and causal mechanisms are discussed with a review of the literature.