oa South African Medical Journal - Pneumococcal meningitis with subdural effusions
|Article Title||Pneumococcal meningitis with subdural effusions|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Paediatrics, Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Mar 1952|
|Pages||212 - 214|
|Keyword(s)||Birth trauma, Infants, Pneumococcal meningitis, Subdural effusions and Subdural haematomata|
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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