Topical Review: Brain Abscess in Children: Microbiology and Management

@article{Brook1995TopicalRB,
  title={Topical Review: Brain Abscess in Children: Microbiology and Management},
  author={Itzhak Brook},
  journal={Journal of Child Neurology},
  year={1995},
  volume={10},
  pages={283 - 288}
}
  • I. Brook
  • Published 1 July 1995
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of Child Neurology
Brain abscess is a serious, life-threatening infection. The infection can originate from contiguous sites of existing infections, such as chronic otitis media, dental infection, mastoiditis, or sinusitis, where anaerobic bacteria predominate. The infection can also occur in children with cyanotic congenital heart disease, in whom the predominant organisms are viridans, microaerophilic, or anaerobic streptococci, or after head trauma, in which case Staphylococcus aureus, viridans cocci, and… 

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