Brain abscess due to Scedosporium apiospermum in a non immunocompromised child.

@article{Acharya2006BrainAD,
  title={Brain abscess due to Scedosporium apiospermum in a non immunocompromised child.},
  author={Abhishek Acharya and Anand Ghimire and Basudha Khanal and Sanjay Bhattacharya and Navindra Kumari and Reba Kanungo},
  journal={Indian journal of medical microbiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={231-2}
}
Scedosporium apiospermum is a filamentous fungi that commonly causes cutaneous infection. In certain circumstances, S. apiospermum can also cause invasive disease, which can involve the central nervous system (CNS). When the CNS becomes involved, treatment is difficult, therapeutic options are limited and the prognosis is poor. Early identification and treatment can decrease the mortality rate. Here we present a case of brain abscess with chronic suppurative otitis media, caused by S… CONTINUE READING

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