Proximal subcutaneous migration of the distal end of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt presenting with recurrent cerebrospinal fluid galactorrhea: Case report

Asif M. Aknojia, Jean Louis Caron

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Abstract

The authors report an unusual case of recurrent proximal migration of the distal end of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt catheter presenting as CSF galactorrhea. The authors review the pertinent literature and discuss the possible causes as well as techniques to prevent a similar occurrence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)164-166
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of neurosurgery
Volume120
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

Keywords

  • Cerebrospinal fluid galactorrhea
  • Proximal shunt migration
  • Ventriculoperitoneal shunt complication

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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