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Meningitis estafilocócica - Overview

Nombres alternativos

Meningitis por estafilococos

Definición:

La meningitis estafilocócica es una infección bacteriana de las membranas que cubren el cerebro y la médula espinal (meninges).

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Causas, incidencia y factores de riesgo:

La meningitis es causada por la bacteria estafilococo. Cuando es causada por Staphylococcus aureus o por Staphylococcus epidermidis generalmente se desarrolla como una complicación de un procedimiento quirúrgico o como una infección diseminada por vía sanguínea desde otro sitio.

Los factores de riesgo abarcan:

  • Infecciones de las válvulas cardíacas
  • Infección pasada del cerebro
  • Antecendentes de meningitis debida a derivaciones del líquido cefalorraquídeo
  • Neurocirugía reciente
  • Traumatismo
  • Reviewed last on: 9/15/2010
  • David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Jatin M. Vyas, PhD, MD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

Referencias

Swartz MN. Meningitis: bacterial, viral, and other. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007: chap 437.

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