Brain abscess in children.

  title={Brain abscess in children.},
  author={Mehnaz Ahmed Atiq and Umair Syed Ahmed and Salman Saleem Allana and Khalid N Chishti},
  journal={Indian journal of pediatrics},
  volume={73 5},
OBJECTIVES Brain abscess is a serious life-threatening complication of several diseases. The objective of this study was to look at the clinical profile of patients, predisposing conditions, microbiology and outcome of children suffering from brain abscess. METHODS Thirty children aged less than 15 years were reviewed. There were 15 males and 15 females. The mean age of presentation was 5.6+/-4.4 years. RESULTS The duration of illness at the time of admission was 17.6+/-24.6 days. Typically… CONTINUE READING
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