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An Unusual Case of Community-acquired Aeromonas hydrophila Gastroenteritis Causing Delayed-onset Obstructive Hydrocephalus in a Child after Posterior Fossa Craniotomy for a Tumor: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Santosh M Rao, Nivedhana Subburaju, Nataraj Palaniappan, Vivekanand Vishnampettai Varadarajan

Keywords : Aeromonas hydrophila, Craniotomy, Meningitis, Ventriculoperitoneal shunt

Citation Information : Rao SM, Subburaju N, Palaniappan N, Varadarajan VV. An Unusual Case of Community-acquired Aeromonas hydrophila Gastroenteritis Causing Delayed-onset Obstructive Hydrocephalus in a Child after Posterior Fossa Craniotomy for a Tumor: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Pediatr Inf Dis 2022; 4 (1):21-23.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10081-1309

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 08-02-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


A hitherto unusual case of community-acquired Aeromonas hydrophila gastroenteritis causing obstructive hydrocephalus in a patient recovering well after a craniotomy is presented. Earlier cases of A. hydrophila causing septicemia and meningitis in neonates, postoperative wound infections after neurotrauma, and after spinal surgery have been reported in the literature.

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