A 1 year old Caucasian male born with an omphalocoele, malrotation of the large bowel, and Ladd's bands developed an E. coli wound infection and subsequent meningitis-ventriculitis which responded to antibiotic therapy. Aqueductal stenosis and obstructive hydrocephalus initially was treated with a ventriculoperitoneal shunt. After a routine diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus immunization, the child developed a CSF ascites which resolved following a ventriculoatrial shunt.
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↵1 Present address: Neurosurgery Service, USAF Medical Centre, Keesler AFB, Mississippi, 39534, U.S.A.