Shoulder tip pain: an under-reported complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunt.
AffiliationDepartment of Neurosurgery, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland., email@example.com
Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt/*adverse effects
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CitationBr J Neurosurg. 2005 Aug;19(4):354-6.
JournalBritish journal of neurosurgery
AbstractVentriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt insertion is the commonest form of treatment for hydrocephalus. Shoulder tip pain after VP shunt insertion is unusual and has only recently been reported. We present a case of excruciating shoulder tip pain due to diaphragmatic irritation after VP shunt insertion.
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