Een kind met koortspieken en een loopoor

Translated title of the contribution: A child with otorrhea and spiking fever

A. Boudewyns, M. Wojciechowski, S. Mariën, J. Claes, L. Van Den Hauwe, P. Parizel, P. Van De Heyning

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Abstract

We report the case of a 13-months-old girl, admitted because of fever and otorrhea. Clinical examination prompted a diagnosis of acute otitis media/mastoidis. A mastoidectomy was performed followed by intravenous administration of antibiotics. Postoperatively, she became lethargic and had spiking fever. An MRI scan revealed the diagnosis of a sigmoid sinus thrombosis. The clinical picture and treatment strategies are discussed based upon a review of the current literature.

Translated title of the contributionA child with otorrhea and spiking fever
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)147-150
Number of pages4
JournalTijdschrift voor Geneeskunde
Volume64
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2008
Externally publishedYes

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