MRI demonstration of unsuspected intraventricular rupture of pyogenic cerebral abscesses in patients being treated for meningitis

P. Kamra, D. K. Vatsal, M. Husain, S. Pradhan, Sudhakar K Venkatesh, R. K. Gupta

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Abstract

We report three patients with pyogenic meningitis who showed a partial response to medical treatment. MRI demonstrated an unsuspected brain abscess with intraventricular rupture, a possible cause of the partial response to treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)114-117
Number of pages4
JournalNeuroradiology
Volume44
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

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Brain Abscess
Meningitis
Rupture
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Keywords

  • Cerebral abscess
  • Intraventricular rupture
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Meningitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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MRI demonstration of unsuspected intraventricular rupture of pyogenic cerebral abscesses in patients being treated for meningitis. / Kamra, P.; Vatsal, D. K.; Husain, M.; Pradhan, S.; Venkatesh, Sudhakar K; Gupta, R. K.

In: Neuroradiology, Vol. 44, No. 2, 2002, p. 114-117.

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Kamra, P. ; Vatsal, D. K. ; Husain, M. ; Pradhan, S. ; Venkatesh, Sudhakar K ; Gupta, R. K. / MRI demonstration of unsuspected intraventricular rupture of pyogenic cerebral abscesses in patients being treated for meningitis. In: Neuroradiology. 2002 ; Vol. 44, No. 2. pp. 114-117.
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