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Pediatr Neurosurg (2019) 54 (1): 28–35.
Published Online: 23 January 2019
... good outcome, 8 patients (10%) had moderate disability, and 5 patients (6.5%) had severe disability. Two patients with multiple accompanying cranial pathologies died and the mortality rate was 2.5%. Infection was detected in only 2 of the 78 patients who were treated within the first 72 h after trauma...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2018) 53 (5): 317–321.
Published Online: 24 August 2018
.... Rhabdomyosarcoma Mastoiditis Unusual presentation Pediatric oncology Infection There are unique clinical and radiographic findings, however, that can be used to differentiate each diagnosis. Patients with mastoid rhabdomyosarcoma are typically younger and present with cranial nerve dysfunction early...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2015) 50 (6): 339–343.
Published Online: 13 October 2015
... lesions such as hypertrichosis and abnormal pigmentation [ 2 ]. DSTs can often form ‘inclusion lesions', such as epidermoid and dermoid tumors [ 1,3 ]. Mainly depending on their course and termination, a possible communication between the skin and the thecal sac can lead to serious infections [ 4...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2015) 50 (2): 109–111.
Published Online: 18 March 2015
... describe pediatric patients presenting with PML and undiagnosed HIV infection [ 3,4,5 ]. In the proper clinical and radiographic context, diagnosis can be made by detecting JC virus in the CSF by PCR alone. However, brain biopsy remains the gold standard for definitive diagnosis, especially...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2014) 49 (3): 193–194.
Published Online: 13 March 2014
... and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Abscess Congenital neurologic disorders Infection Meningocele Spinal dysraphism We report the case of a 3...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2014) 49 (2): 89–92.
Published Online: 14 December 2013
... and by functioning as a pathway for infection. Cervical and thoracic tracts are rare, making up 1 and 10% of all CDS, respectively. We present an unusual case of a cervico-thoracic CDS with concomitant infected dermoid leading to neurological dysfunction. A 1-year-old male with a normal developmental history...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2012) 48 (2): 86–92.
Published Online: 29 September 2012
... were aged 1 month to 6 years and were followed for 2–12 years. Most sinuses were located in the midline occipital region. Infection was the most common reason for referral (50%) followed by skin dimple (33.3%). Creamy white discharge was found in 50% of patients. Posterior fossa abscess, hydrocephalus...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2011) 47 (2): 88–92.
Published Online: 23 September 2011
... in patients with a weight of over 2,000 g at the time of surgery (odds ratio 6.75). The occurrence of previous infection and the development of late slit ventricle syndrome were also significantly associated with obstruction of the ventricular catheter (odds ratios 3.35 and 4.27, respectively). Conclusions...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2011) 47 (2): 93–98.
Published Online: 04 August 2011
... and socioeconomic conditions. Early signs and symptoms of hydrocephalus were either ignored or misunderstood. Shunt infection and shunt failure rates remained at 14 and 10%, respectively. 50% of shunt blocks occurred in the first postoperative year and another 50% within 2 years. The highest percentage (40–45...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2008) 44 (3): 199–203.
Published Online: 11 March 2008
... was to assess the outcome of these procedures in terms of operating time, the presence of bacterial infection, and wound healing. Between 2001 and 2004, a total of 126 procedures were performed on 82 patients under 6 months of age. We observed 1 bacterial and 2 fungal infections. Two infections had already been...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1996) 24 (5): 275–276.
Published Online: 07 March 2008
...John A. Grant; David G. McLone A catheter is described for use in severe shunt infection where the white blood cell count in the CSF exceeds 1,000 cells/mm 3 . The catheter allows for simultaneous irrigation and drainage of the ventricular system. 26 09 1995 1 04 1996 7 3 2008...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1991) 17 (4): 182–184.
Published Online: 05 March 2008
... Skin grafting Hemorrhage Infection Pediatr Neurosurg 1991-92:17:182-184 © 1991-92 S. Karger AG. Basel 10 1 6 -2 2 9 1/ 9 1-9 2 /0 17 4 -0 18252.75/0 Aplasia cutis congenita of the Scalp: Issues in Its Management Rick Abbott3, Court B. C utting, Jeffrey II. Wisojfa , Charles II. Thonteh. I-'recI J...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1992) 18 (2): 92–104.
Published Online: 05 March 2008
...Richard R. Smith The ability to detect and differentiate intracranial infection has markedly improved, first with the introduction of computed tomography and, more recently, with magnetic resonance. Enhanced magnetic resonance imaging is the procedure of choice in the evaluation of nearly all...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1989) 15 (3): 131–135.
Published Online: 05 March 2008
...Steven J. Schiff; Jerry Oakes Twelve patients with shunt infection occurring more than 6 months following shunt implantation or revision were identified and their charts reviewed. These cases were accumulated over a 9-year period, and delays from shunt surgery to detection were as long as 11 years...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2008) 44 (2): 128–132.
Published Online: 24 January 2008
... of pediatric patients with symptomatic VPS malfunctions lack radiographic evidence of progressive ventricular dilatation on imaging studies. Patients with prior shunt infections are particularly at risk, necessitating increased vigilance when clinical signs and symptoms are apparent. 18 01 2007 18 09...