Journal of Advance Research in Medical & Health Science (ISSN: 2208-2425) https://jiaats.com/index.php/MHS <p><strong>Journal of Advance Research in Medical &amp; Health Science (ISSN: 2208-2425)&nbsp;</strong>is rapidly growing journal in field of medical, biomedical, health science, primary health care, medicines, various therapies, medical instruments and latest techniques, Ayurveda etc.</p> JIAATS Journal en-US Journal of Advance Research in Medical & Health Science (ISSN: 2208-2425) 2208-2425 A rare complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunt: gastric perforation https://jiaats.com/index.php/MHS/article/view/744 <p>We report the case of a girl aged 16 months who were admitted in neurosurgery department of the CHU-JRA in November 2018 for dysfunction of a mechanical type ventriculoperitoneal bypass valve. This child presented a hydrocephalus communicating postmeningitic with quadriventricular dilatation since her 7th month. A ventriculoperitoneal shunt has been established. Subsequently, there was an externalization like complication of the distal catheter in the oral cavity due to gastric perforation (confirmed by radiography) at 09 months postoperative. She was operated in emergency to remove the system and replace a shunt with a simple operation.</p> Joseph Synèse BEMORA Miraulle Tien Yu Song Willy Francis Rakotondraibe Willy Ratovondrainy Mamiarisoa Rabarijaona Clément Andriamamonjy Copyright (c) 2019 Journal of Advance Research in Medical & Health Science (ISSN: 2208-2425) 2019-07-06 2019-07-06 5 6 01 04