Blindness following ventriculoperitoneal shunt block in a child with spinal dysraphism: case report.

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A six-year-old boy presented with a week history of increasing headache, visual loss and convulsions. He had repair of myelomeningocele early in life and later had insertion of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt for hydrocephalus after the repair. He was treated for meningitis at the referring hospital without improvement. Computed tomography scan of the brain… (More)

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