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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 1993;22(6): 761-763.
Peranal Elimination of Peritoneal Catheter in an Adult with Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Operation: Case Report.
Jin Yang Joo, Joong Unh Choi, Kyu Chang Lee
Department of Neurosurgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
We report a case in which the peritoneal shunt catheter caused performation of the bowel and was eliminated through the anus. Perforation of the bowel y a shunt catheter is very rare particularly in adult. The mechanism of bowel perforation is discussed. It is emphasized that prevention or treatment of ventriculitis and peritonitis is important in this case.
Key Words: Peritoneal shunt catheter; Perforation of bowel; Adult
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