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Ann Med Res. 2006; 13(4): 271-273

Colon Perforation and Transanal Protrusion of Ventriculo-Peritoneal Shunt: Two Cases


Canan Ceran*, Özen Karadağ***, Kubilay Gürünlüoğlu*, Çağatay Önal** 




The most common and current treatment modality of hydrocephalus is the drainage of the cerebrospinal fluid into the peritoneal cavity via ventriculo-peritoneal shunt. Although it is a simple procedure, complications are not rare. In this study two cases of anal protrusion of ventriculo-peritoneal shunt catheter were presented, the mechanism of development and treatment were discussed.

Key Words: Hydrocephalus, Ventriculo-Peritoneal shunt, Anus.

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