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Brain abscess

Brain abscess: Introduction

Brain abscess: Pus accumulating into an abscess on the brain. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Brain abscess is available below.

Symptoms of Brain abscess

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
  • more types...»

Causes of Brain abscess

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Disease Topics Related To 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...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,...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 causing a mild ...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 misdiagnosed as Parkinson's...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 post-concussion syndrome and these were...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...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 multiple...read more »

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Brain abscess: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Brain abscess

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Clinical Trials for Brain abscess

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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) - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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