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An unusual presentation of meningitis as a consequence of inadvertent dural puncture.

Authors
  • Sansome, A J
  • Barnes, G R
  • Barrett, R F
Type
Published Article
Journal
International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Sep 01, 1991
Volume
1
Issue
1
Pages
35–37
Identifiers
PMID: 15636795
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Bacterial meningitis and aseptic meningitis have been reported as a consequence of spinal anaesthesia. The case we report is of an unusual presentation of meningitis, for which no cause was found, in a patient who received epidural anaesthesia, complicated by dural puncture.

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