Brain abscess and granuloma formation as late complications of retained ventricular catheter

Khan S.A. ; Gretchel A. ; Govender H. ; Hartzenberg B. (2009)


This report presents a rare complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunt, delayed development of brain abscess and foreign body granuloma formation adjacent to the intraventricular catheter. Both the complications occurring in the same patient is unusual.

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