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November 1981

Prolonged Course of Meningitis due to an Arachnoid Cyst

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Neurology (Dr Roach) and Radiology (Dr Laster), Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC.

Arch Neurol. 1981;38(11):720-721. doi:10.1001/archneur.1981.00510110080014

• An infected arachnoid cyst was found in a child with bacterial meningitis and prolonged fever. Surgical drainage of the cyst resulted in rapid improvement.

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