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CASE REPORT
Use of ventriculostomy in the treatment of septic cavernous sinus thrombosis (SCST)
  1. Justin Thomas1,
  2. Mohamad Fayad2,
  3. Doris Tong1 and
  4. Boyd F Richards1
  1. 1 Division of Neurosurgery, Ascension Providence Hospital, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Southfield, Michigan, USA
  2. 2 Neurology, Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Madison Heights, Michigan, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Justin Thomas, docjt87{at}gmail.com

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  • Contributors JT assisted in the surgery and was in-charge of writing the manuscript. He is guarantor. MF helped to write and edit the manuscript. DT revised and finalised the manuscript. BFR was the surgeon in-charge of the case and follow-up plan of the patient. He offered revisions and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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  • Contributors JT assisted in the surgery and was in-charge of writing the manuscript. He is guarantor. MF helped to write and edit the manuscript. DT revised and finalised the manuscript. BFR was the surgeon in-charge of the case and follow-up plan of the patient. He offered revisions and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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