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Osteomyelitis of Skull with Underlying Brain Abscess.
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PMID:  21344198     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Neonatal osteomyelitis of the calvaria is a rare condition. The present case report describes a 4-week-old infant with osteomyelitis of the right parietal and temporal bones caused by Staphylococcus aureus. CT scan revealed a characteristic "moth-eaten" appearance and multiloculated brain abscess with encephalomalacia, which was successfully treated by appropriate intravenous antibiotics along with surgical drainage . In follow up, baby developed spastic cerebral palsy of hemiplegic type.
Authors:
Rajniti Prasad; Nishant Verma; O P Mishra; A Srivastava
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0973-7693     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-2-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 221005, India, rajnitip@gmail.com.
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