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Complications of Citrobacter neonatal meningitis: assessment by real-time cranial sonography correlated with CT.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6410827     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Real-time cranial sonography via the anterior fontanelle was used serially over a 3- and 6-week period, respectively, to evaluate two infants who developed multicystic encephalomalacia secondary to Citrobacter neonatal meningitis. Sonographic findings included heterogeneous parenchymal echogenicity, gyral prominence, periventricular hypoechoic areas from which cystic spaces evolved, and development of hydrocephalus. Serial cranial computed tomography over the same time period confirmed the sonographic observations in each case.
Authors:
R S Levine; H K Rosenberg; R A Zimmerman; A N Stanford
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0195-6108     ISO Abbreviation:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Publication Date:    1983 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-09-20     Completed Date:  1983-09-20     Revised Date:  2008-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003708     Medline TA:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  668-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Citrobacter
Cysts / diagnosis
Encephalomalacia / diagnosis
Enterobacteriaceae Infections / complications*
Humans
Hydrocephalus / diagnosis
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases / diagnosis*
Male
Meningitis / complications*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*
Ultrasonography*

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