An unusual case of meningococcal meningitis complicated with subdural empyema in a 3 month old infant: a case report

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Subdural empyema is an unusual complication of meningococcal meningitis, and in acute cases can be rapidly fatal. We present a case of an 8 week old infant who presented with atypical Neisseria meningitis with bifrontal subdural empyema formation. Through the utilisation of modern polymerise chain reaction tests on cerebrospinal fluid samples, we were able… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1757-1626-0002-0000006335

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@inproceedings{Yip2009AnUC, title={An unusual case of meningococcal meningitis complicated with subdural empyema in a 3 month old infant: a case report}, author={Kawai Yip and Roland D. Gosling and Victoria R Jones and Ian K. Hosein}, booktitle={Cases journal}, year={2009} }