The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 52, Issue 4, pp 429–431 | Cite as

Subdural empyema in a child with posterior urethral valves

  • A. K. Mahapatra
Case Reports


An unusual case of subdural empyema is reported in a three months old infant with posterior urethral valve. The patient presented with convulsion. The diagnosis was made by CT Scanning. Repeated aspirations were carried out and patient was discharged well without any deficit. The review of literature did not reveal any case report of subdural empyema in patients with posterior urethral valve.

Key words

Posterior urethral valve subdural empyema CT scan 


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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. K. Mahapatra
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew Delhi

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