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Subdural empyema due to mixed infections successfully treated medically: a case report with review literature.
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  • Mostafa Meshref,
  • Anas Nourelden,
  • Alaa Elshanbary,
  • Yossef AbdelQadir,
  • Mohamed Zaazouee,
  • Khaled Ragab,
  • Sarya Swed
Mostafa Meshref
Al-Azhar University
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Anas Nourelden
Al-Azhar University Faculty of Medicine
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Alaa Elshanbary
Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine
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Yossef AbdelQadir
Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine
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Mohamed Zaazouee
Al-Azhar University Faculty of Medicine
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Khaled Ragab
Minia University Faculty of Medicine
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Sarya Swed
University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine
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Abstract

Subdural empyema is a rare intracranial infection with an accumulation of purulent material between the dura and arachnoid matter. We report a case of 17 years old presented with altered conscious level .CSF analysis showed increased WBCS. His situation has improved after treating by acyclovir, ceftriaxone, vancomycin and dexamethasone.
24 Feb 2022Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
05 Mar 2022Submission Checks Completed
05 Mar 2022Assigned to Editor
09 Mar 2022Reviewer(s) Assigned
08 Apr 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
08 Apr 2022Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
20 May 20221st Revision Received
23 May 2022Submission Checks Completed
23 May 2022Assigned to Editor
23 May 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
25 Jun 2022Editorial Decision: Accept