Good outcome following emergency decompressive craniectomy in a case of malignant middle cerebral artery infarction in a 14-month-old infant.

Abstract:

:We report the case of a 14-month-old infant presenting with unresponsiveness and seizure following thoracic surgery. Imaging showed full territory left middle cerebral artery infarct and signs of raised intracranial pressure (ICP) that required emergency decompressive craniectomy (DC). The child made a good functional recovery. We discuss the case.

journal_name

Br J Neurosurg

authors

Grigoratos DN,Mazarakis NK,Lumsden DE,Kariyawasam S,Bhangoo R,Gordon A,Lin JP,Dlamini N

doi

10.3109/02688697.2013.776668

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2013-10-01 00:00:00

pages

694-5

issue

5

eissn

0268-8697

issn

1360-046X

journal_volume

27

pub_type

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