Liver Abscess Secondary to Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt

  • Kanehisa Kohno
  • Yasuo Kagawa
  • Shigeru Takeda


Liver abscess is a rare complication following the ventriculo-peritoneal (V-P) shunt operation. There has been only one case reported in the literature. We present a case of liver abscess developed about 3 months after V-P shunt operation.

Key words

Ventriculoperitoneal shunt Liver abscess Computed Tomography Ultrasonography 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kanehisa Kohno
    • 1
  • Yasuo Kagawa
    • 2
  • Shigeru Takeda
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryEhime University School of MedicineEhimeJapan
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryEhime Rosai HospitalEhimeJapan
  3. 3.Internal MedicineEhime Rosai HospitalEhimeJapan

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