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An Unusual Complication of Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt: Urinary Bladder Stone Case Report and Literature Review

Songtao Xu 1 , Weixin Sheng 2 , Yufa Qiu 3 and Jianguo Wang 1 , *
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1 Clinical Department, Luohe Medical College, Luohe, China
2 Department of Urology, the First People’s Hospital of Taicang, Taicang, China
3 Department of Neurosurgery, the First People’s Hospital of Taicang, Taicang, China
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: January 01, 2016, 18 (1); e26049
  • Published Online: January 23, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: December 21, 2014
  • Revised: March 24, 2015
  • Accepted: April 15, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.26049

To Cite: Xu S, Sheng W, Qiu Y, Wang J. An Unusual Complication of Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt: Urinary Bladder Stone Case Report and Literature Review, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2016 ; 18(1):e26049. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.26049.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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