Foreign-body reaction mimicking postneurosurgical infection after cranioplasty.

  title={Foreign-body reaction mimicking postneurosurgical infection after cranioplasty.},
  author={D M Brett-Major and Sean M Baraniak and Jonathan E Gilhooly and Rebecca L Christensen and Gerald T. Grant and Rocco Armonda and Anuradha Ganesan},
  journal={Military medicine},
  volume={173 7},
The case of a 57-year-old woman who suffered a fall is presented. After a polymethyl malacrylate revision cranioplasty, she presented with signs, symptoms, and intraoperative findings consistent with postneurosurgical infection. Dural foreign-body reaction was diagnosed, and parenteral antibiotic therapy was discontinued successfully.