Transperitoneal migration and spontanous gluteal extrusion – a rare long-term complication after ventriculo-peritoneal shunt implantation

Stefan Schreiber, Farid Youssef & Jürgen Kiwit
Introduction: Ventriculo-peritoneal shunt implantation represents the standard procedure in the treatment of hydrocephalus and is associated with minimal morbidity. We report an unusual case of abdominal catheter dislocation. Results: A 71 year old woman had undergone VP shunting for non-resorptive[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]