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Prolonged Course of Meningitis due to an Arachnoid Cyst

Prolonged Course of Meningitis due to an Arachnoid Cyst Abstract • An infected arachnoid cyst was found in a child with bacterial meningitis and prolonged fever. Surgical drainage of the cyst resulted in rapid improvement. References 1. Lipiridou O, Lazaridou S, Manios S: Recurrent and persistent fever in bacterial meningitis with adequate response to antimicrobial therapy . Scand J Infect Dis 1973;5:23-27. 2. Balagtas RC, Levin S, Nelson KE, et al: Secondary and prolonged fevers in bacterial meningitis . J Pediatr 1970;77:957-964.Crossref 3. O'Connell B: Pericarditis following meningococcic meningitis . Am J Dis Child 1973;126:265-267. 4. Mathies AW, Wehrle PF: Management of bacterial meningitis in children . Pediatr Clin North Am 1968;15:185-195. 5. Mukherjee SK, Heilman KM, Rosman NP: An unusual cause of progressive head enlargement following Proteus mirabilis meningitis . Dev Med Child Neurol 1969;11:633-636.Crossref http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Neurology American Medical Association

Prolonged Course of Meningitis due to an Arachnoid Cyst

Archives of Neurology , Volume 38 (11) – Nov 1, 1981

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1981 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9942
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archneur.1981.00510110080014
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Abstract

Abstract • An infected arachnoid cyst was found in a child with bacterial meningitis and prolonged fever. Surgical drainage of the cyst resulted in rapid improvement. References 1. Lipiridou O, Lazaridou S, Manios S: Recurrent and persistent fever in bacterial meningitis with adequate response to antimicrobial therapy . Scand J Infect Dis 1973;5:23-27. 2. Balagtas RC, Levin S, Nelson KE, et al: Secondary and prolonged fevers in bacterial meningitis . J Pediatr 1970;77:957-964.Crossref 3. O'Connell B: Pericarditis following meningococcic meningitis . Am J Dis Child 1973;126:265-267. 4. Mathies AW, Wehrle PF: Management of bacterial meningitis in children . Pediatr Clin North Am 1968;15:185-195. 5. Mukherjee SK, Heilman KM, Rosman NP: An unusual cause of progressive head enlargement following Proteus mirabilis meningitis . Dev Med Child Neurol 1969;11:633-636.Crossref

Journal

Archives of NeurologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 1, 1981

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