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Empyema, Subdural

 Subject
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Scope Note: Notes = An intracranial or rarely intraspinal suppurative process invading the space between the inner surface of the DURA MATER and the outer surface of the ARACHNOID. Bacteria and other pathogenic organisms may gain entrance to the subdural space from the FRONTAL SINUS; ETHMOID SINUS; middle ear ( EAR, MIDDLE); MASTOID; or as the result of CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA or NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES. This condition may be associated with intracranial sinus thrombosis ( SINUS THROMBOSIS, INTRACRANIAL). Circumscribed collections of purulent material in the subdural space are referred to as subdural abscesses.,Created For = LHSA-Dott,Use For = Subdural abscess

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

PR1.1023, 1935

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/20/PR1.1023
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, reports, autopsy report and correspondence relating to female patient from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 35 at first examination in 1935. Conditions mentioned include: eye pain; subdural abscess; and meningitis. Surgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1935

PR2.2797, 1944-1946

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.2797
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, reports and correspondence relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 51 at first examination in 1944. Conditions mentioned include: meningitis; subdural abscess; and arthritis. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1944-1946

PR2.20842, 1959

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.20842
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence, autopsy report, notes, reports and charts relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 42 at first examination in 1959. Conditions mentioned include: head injury; subdural abscess; skull fracture; and dysphasia. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1959