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, S. 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 - Dec 1 2002

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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