Subdural empyema: a retrospective study of 15 patients.


Subdural empyema is a surgical emergency, which, if not recognized and managed promptly, is rapidly fatal. The clinical features, diagnosis, infecting organisms, treatment and results in 15 patients with subdural empyema admitted to the University and Saskatoon City hospitals between 1956 and 1982 are evaluated. There were 11 males and 4 females; 80% were… (More)


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@article{Khan1984SubduralEA, title={Subdural empyema: a retrospective study of 15 patients.}, author={Mustafa Khan and Robert W. Griebel}, journal={Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie}, year={1984}, volume={27 3}, pages={283-5, 288} }