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A Case of Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow through Subcutaneous Fibrous Tract after Removal of Distal Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Catheter - Case Report -

Other Title
뇌실 복강산 단락의 원위 도관 제거 후 피하 섬유관을 통한 뇌척수액 흐름
김, 지헌; 윤, 수한; 조, 기홍; 조, 경기
Taehan Sinkyŏng Oekwa Hakhoe chi, 32(6):595-598, 2002
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Taehan Sinkyŏng Oekwa Hakhoe chi; Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society; 대한신경외과학회지
We report a case of the functioning long subcutaneous fibrous tract that drained cerebrospinal fluid into peritoneal cavity. A 13 year-old boy whose distal catheter had been removed 10 years before was admitted with intermittent headache and deteriorated mentality. On physical examination, a hard and firm long subcutaneous catheter-like structure was palpable along the tract of the old distal catheter in the neck, anterior chest and abdomen. We could see hydrocephalus on the computed tomography(CT) scan and passage of radioisotope through the long left subcutaneous fibrous tract into abdomen on the shunt function test. After ventriculoperitoneal shunt in the right side, he improved clinically and brain CT scan showed decreased size of ventricles.
Subcutaneous fibrous tractVentriculoperitoneal shunt
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