suction-irrigation system can be employed for 48-72 hours. While this approach can undoubtedly be successful in some cases, the author generally advocates a craniectomy followed by cranioplasty, performed no sooner than 6 months and preferably 1 year following eradication of the EDA. This approach obviously commits the patient to a second operation but has been successful, without added morbidity. Intravenous antibiotics should be continued for a total of 6 weeks. With early aggressive treatment, the morbidity and mortality from isolated cranial EDA should be very low.
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