Infratentorial subdural empyemas mimicking pyogenic meningitis

Infratentorial subdural empyema is an extremely rare condition which unfortunately mimics pyogenic meningitis in 75% of cases. While an ill‑planned lumbar puncture in these cases may be fatal, an inadvertent delay in treatment may be detrimental to the outcome for the patient. We present a case of a...

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Main Authors: Anurag Gupta, Suman S Karanth, A Raja
Format: Article
Published: Thieme Medical and Scientific Publishers Pvt. Ltd. 2013-04-01
Series:Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice
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