Brain abscess: Introduction
Brain abscess: Pus accumulating into an abscess on the brain.
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causes, and treatments of Brain abscess is available below.
Symptoms of Brain abscess
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Treatments for Brain abscess
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Brain abscess: Deaths
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Curable Types of Brain abscess
Possibly curable types of Brain abscess include:
- Opportunistic infection induced brain abscess
- Aural infection induced brain abscess
- Endocarditis induced brain abscess
- Pulmonary infections induced brain abscess
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Rare Types of Brain abscess:
Rare types of Brain abscess include:
- Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation associated brain abscess
- Neurocysticerosis associated with brain abscess
- Near drowning associated with brain abscess
- Foreign body aspiration associated with brain abscess
- Organ transplant associated brain abscess
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Causes of Brain abscess
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Brain abscess: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Brain abscess
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially misdiagnosed as a ...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
This is particularly true of mild...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may be...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return.
A variety of symptoms can occur in ...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children.
See ...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of...read more »
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Brain abscess: Rare Types
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Clinical Trials for Brain abscess
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and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
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Definitions of Brain abscess:
Circumscribed collections of suppurative material occurring in the spinal or intracranial EPIDURAL SPACE. The majority of epidural abscesses occur in the spinal canal and are associated with OSTEOMYELITIS of a vertebral body; ANALGESIA, EPIDURAL; and other conditions. Clinical manifestations include local and radicular pain, weakness, sensory loss, URINARY INCONTINENCE, and FECAL INCONTINENCE. Cranial epidural abscesses are usually associated with OSTEOMYELITIS of a cranial bone, SINUSITIS, or OTITIS MEDIA. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p710 and pp1240-1; J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 1998 Aug;65(2):209-12)
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