[Splenic abscess caused by Brucella abortus].


A 23 year-old man with prolonged fever caused by Brucella abortus is reported. The uncommon feature of this case was the presence of a spleen abscess identified by computer tomography of the abdomen. Patient evolution was favorable after treatment with antibiotics, with complete regression of the lesions. 


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@article{SantosNeto1999SplenicAC, title={[Splenic abscess caused by Brucella abortus].}, author={Leopoldo Luiz dos Santos-Neto and G. P. Costa and C{\'e}sar Kozak Simaan and F A Correia-Lima}, journal={Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical}, year={1999}, volume={32 1}, pages={53-5} }