TITLE

Unusual cause of brain abscess in an infant

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, Vinu A.; T., Sathish Kumar; Agarwal, Indira; Chacko, Ari G.
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences;Jul-Dec2007, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 2-month-old male infant with Morganella brain abscess who was treated by both surgical and medical modalities. A computed tomography (CT) of the brain revealed that the patient had a right frontal lobe ring-enhancing lesion with multiple loculations and cerebral edema. The child was treated with multiple aspirations and antibiotics due to his young age and sensitivity of an isolated organism to the drugs. It enumerates the risk factors for M. morganii.
ACCESSION #
27450629

 

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