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Ileal Obstruction Secondary to Strangulation of the Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Catheter

Wang, Wei-Yi*; Hsieh, Ming-Yu; Wu, Ming-Chi‡,§; Chen, Shan-Ming*,||

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition: May 2019 - Volume 68 - Issue 5 - p e85
doi: 10.1097/MPG.0000000000001957
Image of the Month

*Department of Pediatrics

Department of Surgery

Department of Medical Imaging, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital

§Department of Medical Imaging, School of Medicine

||Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Shan-Ming Chen, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, No. 110 Jianguo North Road, Section 1, Taichung City 40201, Taiwan (e-mail:

Submissions for the Image of the Month should include high-quality TIF endoscopic images of unusual or informative findings. In addition, 1 or 2 other associated photographs, such as radiological or pathological images, can be submitted. A brief description of no more than 200 words should accompany the images. Submissions are to be made online at, and will undergo peer review by members of the NASPGHAN Endoscopy and Procedures Committee, as well as by the Journal.

Informed consent was obtained from the patient's guardian to publish these images.

The authors report no conflicts of interest.

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