Intractable cough in a preterm infant with ventriculoperitoneal shunt

Pediatric Pulmonology, 05/25/2012

The authors describe the case of an 8–month–old preterm female with a ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt who had an intractable resistant cough of three months duration without any identifiable cause. Reposition of the abdominal part of the VP shunt resulted in an immediate and lasting resolution of the cough.

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