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Imaging studies of patients with meningitis are frequently normal despite the presence of the disease.

True
False


Typical findings on CT of patients with ventriculitis or ependymitis are periventricular edema and subependymal enhancement.

True
False


Which of the following is NOT true concerning cerebrovascular complications of meningitis?

Which of the following is NOT true concerning cerebrovascular complications of meningitis?
Arterial infarction can occur and often affects the basal ganglia.
Major vessel spasm can occur causing hemispheric infarction.
Complications of meningitis can includecortical venous occlusion.
Venous infarctions resulting from meningitis do not involve the superior sagittal sinus.


Which of the following is NOT true concerning epidural abscess?

The mass often crosses suture lines.
On CT, an epidural abscess appears as a focal low-density epidural mass.
On CT, dural enhancement may be present.
The mass may extend into the subgaleal space.
The mass may cross the midline.


Which of the following is NOT true concerning subdural empyema?

It is a neurosurgical emergency.
On CT it appears as an isodense or hypodense extra-axial mass.
On CT it has a biconvex shape.
The margin of collection often enhances with contrast material administration.
Its presence leads to rapid clinical deterioration.


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