Brain abscess in childhood: a 28-year experience.

  title={Brain abscess in childhood: a 28-year experience.},
  author={Yasemin Ozs{\"u}rekçi and Ates Kara and Ali B{\"u}lent Cengiz and Melda Ozkan Celik and Aslınur Ozkaya-Parlakay and Eda Karadağ-Oncel and Mehmet Ceyhan},
  journal={The Turkish journal of pediatrics},
  volume={54 2},
Brain abscess is an uncommon intracranial suppurative infectious disease, especially in children. The clinical presentation, treatment and outcome of 75 children with brain abscesses admitted to the Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine were retrospectively analyzed. Seventy-five cases of brain abscess within a 28-year period were included in this study. Fever and headache were the most common presenting symptoms. Cyanotic congenital heart… CONTINUE READING


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