Sonographic findings in bacterial meningitis in neonates and young infants

  title={Sonographic findings in bacterial meningitis in neonates and young infants},
  author={Ali Yikilmaz and George A Taylor},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  pages={129 - 137}
Cranial sonography plays an important role in the initial evaluation of infants with suspected bacterial meningitis and in monitoring for complications of the disease. Echogenic widening of the brain sulci, meningeal thickening and hyperemia suggest the diagnosis in an at-risk population. Sonography can identify the presence of extra-axial fluid collections, and color Doppler sonography can be very helpful in differentiating benign enlargement of subarachnoid spaces from subdural effusions… CONTINUE READING
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