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Year : 2000  |  Volume : 46  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 37-8  

Round worm migration along ventriculoperitoneal shunt tract: a rare complication.

P Agarwal, SM Malapure, R Gupta, P Mane, S Parelkar, SN Oak 
 Department of Paediatric Surgery, T. N. Medical College and B. Y. L. Nair Ch. Hospital, Mumbai - 400 008, India., India

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P Agarwal
Department of Paediatric Surgery, T. N. Medical College and B. Y. L. Nair Ch. Hospital, Mumbai - 400 008, India.
India

Though a ventriculoperitoneal shunt has been associated with myriads of unusual complications, so has been that with roundworms. A case of a three-year-old boy is presented who had an unusual complication of roundworm migration along the shunt tract that presented as shunt tract infection.


How to cite this article:
Agarwal P, Malapure S M, Gupta R, Mane P, Parelkar S, Oak S N. Round worm migration along ventriculoperitoneal shunt tract: a rare complication. J Postgrad Med 2000;46:37-8


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Agarwal P, Malapure S M, Gupta R, Mane P, Parelkar S, Oak S N. Round worm migration along ventriculoperitoneal shunt tract: a rare complication. J Postgrad Med [serial online] 2000 [cited 2019 Aug 25 ];46:37-8
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