subdural abscess

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Related to subdural abscess: Subdural hematoma, extradural abscess

subdural empyema

An acute bacterial infection of the meninges, which is most common in infants with coliform (gram-negative rod) infections or with group-B streptococcal meningitis.
Clinical findings
Treatment-refractory seizures, motor defects.

Surgical evacuation.

subdural abscess

An abscess beneath the dura of the brain or spinal cord.
See also: abscess


between the dura mater and the arachnoid.

subdural abscess
usually extensions from paranasal sinuses, e.g. in cattle after dehorning; localizing signs, head rotation, depending on location and volume of space occupied.
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The most common intracranial complication was meningitis; others were epidural abscess, subdural abscess, intracerebral abscess, Pott's puffy tumor, and superior sagittal sinus thrombosis.