Brain abscess is a focal area of necrosis with a surrounding membrane within the brain parenchyma, usually resulting from an infectious process or rarely from a traumatic process.
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Non-traumatic Brain Abscess. Epidemiology, Clinical Symptoms and Therapeutic ResultsB Svanteson et al. Acta Neurochir (Wien) 94 (1-2), 57-65. PMID 3177047.Two groups of patients with non-traumatic focal intracranial suppurative diseases were studied retrospectively to illustrate epidemiology, clinical symptoms and therapeut …
Expressive Aphasia Caused by Streptococcus intermedius Brain Abscess in an Immunocompetent PatientM Khaja et al. Int Med Case Rep J 10, 25-30. PMID 28176963. - Case ReportsBrain abscess has a high mortality, however a significant proportion of patients with appropriately treated abscess recover completely and can survive without significant …
[Meningitis and Brain Abscess Caused by Streptococcus Intermedius in a Patient Infected With HIV-1]M Vallalta Morales et al. An Med Interna 22 (6), 279-82. PMID 16011407. - Case ReportsStreptococcus milleri group have been recognized as an important pathogens for abscess formation in various organs. Streptococci other than Streptococcus pneumoniae are a …
[Focal Infectious Lesions of the Renal Parenchyma. Comparative Contribution of Echography and X-Ray Computed Tomography]K You et al. J Radiol 69 (8-9), 509-16. PMID 3057184. - ReviewNineteen cases of focal infectious lesions of renal parenchyma studied included 10 cases of acute focal bacterial nephritis (AFBN) and 9 of abscess, cases of pyelonephrit …
Central Nervous System Infections: Meningitis and Brain AbscessH Honda et al. Infect Dis Clin North Am 23 (3), 609-23. PMID 19665086. - ReviewDespite advances in antimicrobial and antiviral therapy, meningitis and brain abscess are infections that result in significant morbidity and mortality. A multidisciplina …