Unusual cause of brain abscess in an infant

Thomas, Vinu A.; T., Sathish Kumar; Agarwal, Indira; Chacko, Ari G.
July 2007
Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences;Jul-Dec2007, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p94
Academic Journal
Case Study
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.


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