Foreign body reaction to rubber Torkildsen catheters: a report of two cases.


Journal Article

Two patients came to clinical attention because of foreign body reactions to rubber catheters. In one patient, the reaction presented as multiple levels of aseptic meningitis and, in the second patient, the reaction caused an intracranial mass with localized neurological dysfunction.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rossitch, E; Friedman, AH; Bullard, DE

Published Date

  • November 1985

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 17 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 838 - 842

PubMed ID

  • 3906423

Pubmed Central ID

  • 3906423

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0148-396X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1227/00006123-198511000-00021


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States