subdural empyema

subdural empyema

pus beneath the dura mater usually secondary to infection in the mastoid or paranasal sinuses or trauma.

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.

Management
Surgical evacuation.

subdural empyema

Neurology An acute bacterial infection of the meninges, most common in infants with GNR or group B streptococcus meningitis Clinical Refractory seizures, motor defects Management Surgical evacuation
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Other manifestations include meningitis, encephalitis, epidural abscess and subdural empyema.
Duramater is relatively resistant to infection and explains the rarity of CNS involvement in the form of meningitis, tuberculoma, subdural empyema, seizures and superior venous thrombosis as complications of calvarial tuberculosis.
Subdural empyema complicating a concha bullosa pyocele.
He was diagnosed with meningoencephalitis (inflammation of the brain and spinal cord and their meninges) and subdural empyema (abscess).
An unusual case of neonatal meningococcal meningitis complicated by subdural empyema and hydrocephalus.
Rarely, otitis can complicate with a subdural empyema.
Rare complications of cerebral malaria such as spontaneous subdural empyema and subarachnoid hemorrhage has also been reported in literature (1,3,4).
Brain abscesses, subdural empyema, spinal epidural abscesses, and septic thrombi of the cavernous and dural venous sinuses should be surgically debrided if possible.
Subdural Empyema and Suppurative Intracranial Phlebitis.
10) The most common of these are en-plaque meningioma and subdural empyema.