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Meningitis After Invasive Treatment of the Trigeminal Ganglion: 2 Case Reports and a Review of the Literature.
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PMID:  21705871     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVES: The objective of this case is to report the rare complication of a meningitis after an invasive treatment of the trigeminal ganglion. METHODS: In this case report, two cases of meningitis due to oral streptococci are reported and a review of literature is presented. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION: This complication should be recognized as early as possible to prevent deterioration of the situation. Meningitis must be suspected when a patient reports headache and fever within days after an invasive treatment of the trigeminal ganglion.
Authors:
Mark V Koning; Henk M Koning; Wilco E van Genderen; Maarten van Kleef
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-6-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Clinical journal of pain     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1536-5409     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-6-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8507389     Medline TA:  Clin J Pain     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
*Free University Medical Center †Jan van Goyen Medical Center, Amsterdam ‡Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
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