Cranial Osteomyelitis

Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Ali Akhaddar

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. General Introduction

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      Pages 1-1
  3. Basic Information for Cranial Osteomyelitis

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  4. Diagnosis of Cranial Osteomyelitis

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  5. Management of Cranial Osteomyelitis

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      Pages 189-189
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  6. Special Conditions in Cranial Osteomyelitis

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  7. Prevention of Cranial Osteomyelitis

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      Pages 309-309
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 319-325

About this book


This book is the first reference book covering exclusively all aspects of this challenging disease. It is designed to serve as a succinct appropriate resource for neurosurgeons, otorhinolaryngologists, neuroradiologists, researchers and infectious disease specialists with an interest in cranial infection. Cranial Osteomyelitis provides an in-depth review of knowledge of the management of skull osteomyelitis, with an emphasis on risk factors, causative pathogens, pathophysiology of dissemination, clinical presentations, neuroradiological findings and treatment modalities, medical and surgical. Sections on the prognosis and prevention of this illness are also included. The book will help the reader in choosing the most appropriate way to manage this challenging bone infection. In addition, it supplies clinicians and investigators with both basic and more sophisticated information and procedures relating to the complications associated with skull osteomyelitis. It also considers future areas of investigation and innovative therapeutic philosophies. The book is richly illustrated to provide readers with unparalleled access to a comprehensive collection of cranial osteomyelitis images (biological, clinical, neuroradiological, and surgical) taken directly from the author’s collection and experience in the field.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Ali Akhaddar
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  1. 1.Department of Neurosurgery University of Mohammed V in Rabat, Avicenne Military Hospital of MarrakechMarrakechMorocco

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-30266-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-30268-3
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