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@article{b886efed5062433b934d042cc0822cdb,
title = "Uncommon presentations of a neurosurgical site infection: impaired wound healing with hypergranulation and crust formation",
abstract = "Hypergranulation and crust formation after cranial neurosurgery is rare. We report three patients with an uncommon form of hypergranulation with extensive crust formation after cranial neurosurgery, associated with a St. Aureus infection of the scalp, and propose that this is a form of pyogenic dermatitis, as is commonly seen among domestic animals with a coat of fur. It can be treated conservatively. We propose a treatment algorithm.",
keywords = "Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical procedures, Pyogenic dermatitis, Surgical site infection, Wound healing",
author = "Buis, {Dennis R.} and Hisse Arnts and Slot, {K. Mariam} and Best, {Myron G.} and Vandertop, {W. Peter}",
note = "Publisher Copyright: {\textcopyright} 2021, The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer-Verlag GmbH Austria, part of Springer Nature.",
year = "2021",
doi = "10.1007/s00701-021-05041-5",
language = "English",
journal = "Acta neurochirurgica",
issn = "0001-6268",
publisher = "Springer Wien",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Uncommon presentations of a neurosurgical site infection

T2 - impaired wound healing with hypergranulation and crust formation

AU - Buis, Dennis R.

AU - Arnts, Hisse

AU - Slot, K. Mariam

AU - Best, Myron G.

AU - Vandertop, W. Peter

N1 - Publisher Copyright: © 2021, The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer-Verlag GmbH Austria, part of Springer Nature.

PY - 2021

Y1 - 2021

N2 - Hypergranulation and crust formation after cranial neurosurgery is rare. We report three patients with an uncommon form of hypergranulation with extensive crust formation after cranial neurosurgery, associated with a St. Aureus infection of the scalp, and propose that this is a form of pyogenic dermatitis, as is commonly seen among domestic animals with a coat of fur. It can be treated conservatively. We propose a treatment algorithm.

AB - Hypergranulation and crust formation after cranial neurosurgery is rare. We report three patients with an uncommon form of hypergranulation with extensive crust formation after cranial neurosurgery, associated with a St. Aureus infection of the scalp, and propose that this is a form of pyogenic dermatitis, as is commonly seen among domestic animals with a coat of fur. It can be treated conservatively. We propose a treatment algorithm.

KW - Neurosurgery

KW - Neurosurgical procedures

KW - Pyogenic dermatitis

KW - Surgical site infection

KW - Wound healing

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=85120499528&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1007/s00701-021-05041-5

DO - 10.1007/s00701-021-05041-5

M3 - Article

C2 - 34859306

JO - Acta neurochirurgica

JF - Acta neurochirurgica

SN - 0001-6268

ER -

ID: 20725562