Intraventricular septations complicating neonatal meningitis

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✓ Ventriculography in seven infants who had developed hydrocephalus after surviving neonatal meningitis and ventriculitis disclosed intraventricular septations or veils. These post-inflammatory septations compartmentalized the ventricular system, interfering with attempted shunting procedures. Pathogenesis and treatment are discussed.

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Present address for Dr. Leeds: Department of Radiology, Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, New York.Address reprint requests to: Paul Schultz, M.D., Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92037.
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