A RARE CASE OF INTERHEMISPHERIC SUBDURAL EMPYEMA AS A COMPLICATION OF CSOM: A CASE REPORT

Susil Kumar Rath

Abstract


Subdural empyema is an intracranial focal collection of purulent material between the inner layer of dura mater and outer layer of arachnoid membrane.[1,6] Subdural empyema accounts for 15–25% of all intracranial infections.[8,9] It  usually develops secondary to infections of the middle ear and paranasal sinuses, however it  may also occur as a complication of brain abscesses and cranial operations that involve paranasal sinuses.[3,4,12]


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Interhemispheric Subdural Empyema, CSOM

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