Lower cervical dermal sinus tract and associated intraspinal abscess causing meningitis in a child

Rajeev K. Shah, Gregory Chaljub, Leonard E. Swischuk

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Abstract

Congenital dermal sinus tracts are frequently a cause of recurrent meningitis. We present a case of a rare lower cervical dermal sinus and an associated intraspinal abscess causing meningitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)160-162
Number of pages3
JournalEmergency Radiology
Volume10
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2003

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Keywords

  • CT
  • Dermal sinus tract
  • Intraspinal abscess
  • Meningitis
  • MRI

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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Lower cervical dermal sinus tract and associated intraspinal abscess causing meningitis in a child. / Shah, Rajeev K.; Chaljub, Gregory; Swischuk, Leonard E.

In: Emergency Radiology, Vol. 10, No. 3, 12.2003, p. 160-162.

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Shah, Rajeev K. ; Chaljub, Gregory ; Swischuk, Leonard E. / Lower cervical dermal sinus tract and associated intraspinal abscess causing meningitis in a child. In: Emergency Radiology. 2003 ; Vol. 10, No. 3. pp. 160-162.
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