Ventriculoperitoneal shunt malfunction presenting with pleuritic chest pain.


BACKGROUND Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunts are widely used for treating hydrocephalus. These devices are prone to malfunction with up to 70% requiring revision. Shunt infection and obstruction comprise the majority of malfunctions and usually present dramatically. However, rare presentations occur. METHODS/RESULTS We report a rare case of VP shunt… (More)


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