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Pediatr Neurosurg (2013) 49 (6): 374–376.
Published Online: 26 November 2014
... oral intake. His presentation was concerning for shunt infection and evaluation for this was undertaken. He was found to have a shunt infection due to non- Salmonellatyphi species , a rare cause of meningitis in children in the United States and rarer cause of shunt infection . With effective treatment...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2013) 49 (6): 369–373.
Published Online: 21 November 2014
.... Cavernous sinus Meckelߣs cave Petrous apex Otitis media Meningitis Tuberculoma Antitubercular therapy Tuberculosis (TB) remains a major public health concern in developing countries. The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) pandemic and the increasing frequency of global travel...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1990) 16 (4-5): 258–259.
Published Online: 05 March 2008
...Michael P. Feely; Jay Levy; Marylou Schreiner A congenital dermal sinus, extending intradurally, was discovered in a 62-year-old man without previous symptoms referrable to this condition. 5 3 2008 Congenital dermal sinus Meningitis Spinal dysraphism Pediair Neurosurg 1990-91; 16...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1990) 16 (4-5): 260–264.
Published Online: 05 March 2008
...James T. Wilson; Sander W. Leivy; Robert A. Sofferman; Steven L. Wald The Mondini dysplasia represents a developmental arrest during the embryogenesis of the inner ear. The malformation, commonly associated with deafness, is frequently heralded by meningitis secondary to communication of the middle...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1990) 16 (1): 17–20.
Published Online: 05 March 2008
...Nevin W. Wilson; Brian Copeland; John F. Bastian To define the clinical features of posttraumatic meningitis in the pediatric age group, we have reviewed 7 cases presenting to Children’s Hospital – San Diego between 1981 and February 1988. Ages ranged from 3 to 16 years with 4 of the 7 patients...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1989) 15 (2): 85–87.
Published Online: 05 March 2008
...Tai-Ngar Lui; Shih-Tseng Lee An 11-year-old girl with repeated pneumococcal meningitis after head injury is reported. High resolution CT scan with metrizamide cisternogram disclosed a fracture in petrous bone with collection of contrast medium in middle ear. Operative repair of the dura defect...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2008) 44 (2): 169–171.
Published Online: 24 January 2008
... mouth. The shunt device was removed and an external shunt procedure was achieved, using the original ventricular catheter kept in place. The diagnosis of bacterial meningitis was retained and an antibiotic therapy was started. The evolution was fatal in 15 days secondary to a bacterial ventriculitis...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2006) 42 (5): 293–298.
Published Online: 14 August 2006
... bacterial meningitis. The six most frequently encountered clinical features included: (1) fever in 22 (79%) patients; (2) disturbed consciousness in 16 (57%) patients; (3) papilledema in 11 (39%) patients; (4) hemiparesis in 4 (14%) patients; (5) meningismus or meningeal signs in 4 (14%) patients, and (6...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2004) 40 (2): 64–69.
Published Online: 05 August 2004
... or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Adherence, bacterial Bacteria Ventriculoperitoneal shunts Meningitis Hydrophobicity Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunts are used in the treatment of hydrocephalus, a well-known...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2002) 37 (6): 298–303.
Published Online: 11 November 2002
... (temperature >38.5°C). Of these children, 62% had lumbar punctures. Ten cases had positive CSF growth, of which 6 cases were felt to have actual meningitis. Patients with CSF growth had a significantly longer prior duration of steroid therapy and higher maximum temperature peaks. CSF pleocytosis and an ill...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2002) 37 (3): 137–147.
Published Online: 15 August 2002
... to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Dermal sinus tract Cervical Thoracic Intraspinal mass Meningitis Split cord malformation Dermal sinus tracts (DSTs) result from incomplete separation...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2001) 34 (5): 255–263.
Published Online: 22 June 2001
... during the last 50 years. Thirty-eight percent of these had neurological infection (meningitis or abscess), 22% had purely local infection and 40% were uncomplicated at the time of diagnosis. The incidence of infection was low during the first year of life. MRI was highly valuable to study the extent...