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Central Nervous System Infections

Dr Jasper Chan

Suppurative Intracranial Thrombophlebitis

A. Clinical manifestations The clinical manifestations of suppurative intracranial thrombophlebitis depend on the sinus involved, the involvement of anatomical structures within the sinus, and coexisting central nervous system infection. The onset of symptoms may be abrupt or gradual depending on the extent and location of ...

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CSF Shunt Infection

A. Clinical manifestations The clinical features of CSF shunt infection can be quite variable and depend on the pathogenesis of the infection, organism virulence and type of shunt. The most frequent symptoms are headache, nausea, lethargy, fever and change in mental status. Pain, often related ...

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