Migration and Coiling of Peritoneal Catheter into the Subgaleal Space: A Very Rare Complication of Subgaleoperitoneal Shunt


Upward migration of the peritoneal catheter of a subgaleo-peritoneal (SP) shunt and coiling into the subgaleal space is an extremely rare complication of a SP shunt. A 32-year-old male patient visited our hospital presenting with a large skull defect due to a prior craniectomy performed elsewhere. The patient underwent a cranioplasty with methylmetacrylate… (More)
DOI: 10.3340/jkns.2013.54.6.525


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