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Acta Neurochirurgica

, Volume 109, Issue 3–4, pp 158–159 | Cite as

Meningitis after transsphenoidal pituitary adenoma removal, but without CSF-Fistula

  • G. Hamann
  • H. Bonkhoff
  • K. Schimrigk
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Transsphenoidal operation pituitary adenoma complication meningitis 

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© Springer-Verlag 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Hamann
    • 1
  • H. Bonkhoff
    • 2
  • K. Schimrigk
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyUniversity of the SaarlandHomburg/SaarFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Department of PathologyUniversity of the SaarlandHomburg/SaarFederal Republic of Germany

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