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Brain Abscess

Introduction: Brain Abscess

Description of Brain Abscess

Brain Abscess (medical condition): Pus accumulating into an abscess on the brain...more »

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Brain Abscess: A circumscribed collection of purulent exudate in the brain, due to bacterial and other infections. The majority are caused by spread of infected material from a focus of suppuration elsewhere in the body, notably the PARANASAL SINUSES, middle ear (see EAR, MIDDLE); HEART (see also ENDOCARDITIS, BACTERIAL), and LUNG. Penetrating $CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA$ and NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES may also be associated with this condition. Clinical manifestations include HEADACHE; SEIZURES; focal neurologic deficits; and alterations of consciousness. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp712-6).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Brain Abscess as a Disease

Brain Abscess (medical condition): See Brain abscess (disease information).
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Brain Abscess: Related Diseases

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Brain Abscess as a Symptom

Brain Abscess (symptom): abscess in the brain may involve any of the lobes of the brain...more »

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Hierarchical classifications of Brain Abscess

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