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Pneumococcal meningitis: MRT findings of complications

Abstract:

In spite of modern antibiotic treatment, bacterial meningitis still has a dubious prognosis. Secondary complications are responsible for death or permanent neurologic deficits. The indication for imaging is 2-fold. Beside the search for a source of infection, an early detection of secondary complications is attempted. We report about a patient with hematogenous pneumococcal meningitis, who developed a subdural empyema and vascular stenoses of the basal cerebral arteries. These changes as well...

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10.1007/s000620050007

Authors


Gleichmann, M More by this author
Bühring, U More by this author
Journal:
Klinische Neuroradiologie
Volume:
10
Issue:
2
Pages:
91-95
Publication date:
2000
DOI:
EISSN:
1615-6706
ISSN:
0939-7116
URN:
uuid:2a70ed90-205b-4a2f-84c9-1a7cab767cce
Source identifiers:
242314
Local pid:
pubs:242314

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