oa South African Medical Journal - Pneumococcal meningitis with subdural effusions

Volume 26, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



It has been reported that subdmal effusions are common in certain types of meningitis. Two case histories of infants, in whom attacks of pneumococcal meningitis were complicated by subdural effusions, are presented. The technique of subdural taps is discussed briefly.

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