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2019: Volume 1, Issue 1

Secondary Meningitis to Osteomielitis of Cranial Vault Due to Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Hair Skin, Report of a Case

Oscar Alonso Plaza1, 2* Carlos Andrés Gonzalez3, Ana María Mantilla3

1 National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Cali, Colombia
2 Faculty of Health Sciences, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali, Colombia
3 Resident, Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali, Colombia

*Corresponding Author: Oscar Alonso Plaza, National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali, Colombia.

Received: October 03, 2019
Published: October 25, 2019

ABSTRACT

We report the case of a 91-year-old patient who presents a syncopal picture so that when she falls from her own height she suffers severe skull-brain trauma with loss of consciousness, the cerebral CT scan shows subarachnoid hemorrhage and the presence of intracranial bleeding with signs of herniation cerebral, the evolution is towards frank deterioration with subsequent death, had as background the resection of a carcinoma in the scalp with the completion of a flap.

Keywords: Subarachnoid hemorrhage, Osteomyelitis, Squamous cell carcinoma

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