Multiple brain abscesses in an immunocompetent patient after undergoing professional tooth cleaning.

@article{Pallesen2014MultipleBA,
  title={Multiple brain abscesses in an immunocompetent patient after undergoing professional tooth cleaning.},
  author={Lars-Peder Pallesen and Jochen Schaefer and Ulrike Reuner and Henry Leonhardt and Kay Engellandt and Hauke Schneider and Heinz Reichmann and Volker Puetz},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  year={2014},
  volume={145 6},
  pages={564-8}
}
BACKGROUND Dental disorders and dental treatment are among the variety of causes of brain abscess. CASE DESCRIPTION The authors present the case of a patient who developed multiple brain abscesses after undergoing professional tooth cleaning. The results of a diagnostic work-up ruled out an underlying immunodeficiency. After receiving neurosurgical… CONTINUE READING