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Title: Mondini dysplasia and pyogenic meningitis.
Authors: Tullu, Milind S
Khanna, Shilpa S
Kamat, Jaishree R
Kirtane, M V
Issue Date: 29-Jul-2004
Citation: Tullu MS, Khanna SS, Kamat JR, Kirtane MV. Mondini dysplasia and pyogenic meningitis. Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 2004 Jul; 71(7): 655-7
Abstract: Mondini dysplasia with cerebrospinal fluid leak is a rare cause of recurrent pyogenic meningitis in children. We describe an eleven-year-old female child who presented with the fifth recurrent episode of pyogenic meningitis and unilateral sensorineural deafness. Mondini dysplasia of the inner ear with CSF-perilymph fistula was proven on an HRCT of the temporal bone and MRI. Successful operative intervention was undertaken to close the defect. Though rare, Mondini dysplasia should be considered as a cause of recurrent meningitis in children, especially if they have sensorineural deafness.
URI: http://imsear.hellis.org/handle/123456789/82378
Appears in Collections:Indian Journal of Pediatrics

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