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Brain Abscess

Gregory L. Holmes

in Pediatric Neurology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780195394580
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322923 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195394580.003.006

Series: What Do I Do Now?

Brain Abscess

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Failure to diagnose a brain abscess can result in significant morbidity and even death. Brain abscesses act as brain mass lesions and can produce a myriad of symptoms and signs. The differential diagnosis is discussed.

Chapter.  957 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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