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Management of subdural intracranial empyemas should not always require surgery.
  1. D Leys,
  2. A Destee,
  3. H Petit,
  4. P Warot


    Seven patients with subdural empyema were initially treated by antibiotics without surgery. Six have recovered without sequelae. One required delayed surgery and has recovered with epilepsy. The authors emphasise the use of CT for the diagnosis and follow-up of subdural empyema, the principles and modalities of non-surgical treatment, and the good results, especially for late morbidity.

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