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 1 2003

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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