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A linear fracture and meningitis associated with non-infected cephalohematoma in a neonate.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21445821     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a neonate with cephalohematoma complicated by a linear skull fracture and STAPHYLOCOCCUS EPIDERMIDIS meningitis. Clinicians, especially neonatologists, should be aware that a cephalohematoma in the newborn infant with a history of vacuum-assisted delivery could be the origin or trigger point of the infection either as sepsis, meningitis or osteomyelitis. The utmost importance of screening studies should be emphasized in order to be aware of the pathogenic potential of cephalohematomas.
Authors:
B S Karagol; A Zencıroglu; A A Kundak; N Okumus; M Aydin; C Uner
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-03-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuropediatrics     Volume:  41     ISSN:  1439-1899     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuropediatrics     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8101187     Medline TA:  Neuropediatrics     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  276-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
Affiliation:
Sami Ulus Maternity, Children's Education and Research Hospital, Division of Neonatology, Ankara, Turkey.
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