A case of massive subdural empyema in a paediatric patient
The present case has been reported in the Journal of Oxford Medical Case Reports. A 10-month-old baby boy was referred to us for further imaging for an evolving spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy and developmental delay.

History was notable for a subdural hemorrhage due to trauma, with an associated skull fracture, 4 months prior to the current presentation. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed massive subdural empyema affecting both cerebral hemispheres, with heterogenous signal within.

Septations were also noted, which enhance post-gadolinium administration. Hydrocephalus was evident. The patient was then referred to the neurosurgical service in a neighboring hospital for a planned mini-craniotomy.

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