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Research & Reviews  895 results

A rare case of brain abscess caused by Actinomyces meyeri.
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-020-05100-9
BMC Infectious Diseases; Sah R, Nepal G et. al.

May 26th, 2020 - Brain abscesses are the rare and most severe form of actinomycosis, which usually manifests as abscesses of the occipital or parietal lobe due to direct expansion from an adjacent area, the oral cavity. In the medical literature, there are only a ...

Precision diagnosis and therapy of a case of brain abscesses associated with asymptomat...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7247166
BMC Infectious Diseases; Gao LY, Xu GR et. al.

May 25th, 2020 - Brain abscesses, a severe infectious disease of the CNS, are usually caused by a variety of different pathogens, which include Streptococcus intermedius (S. intermedius). Pulmonary arteriovenous fistulas (PAVFs), characterized by abnormal direct c...

Worm-like appearance of Listeria monocytogenes brain abscess: presentation of three cases.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00234-020-02441-9
Neuroradiology Slezák O, Žižka J et. al.

May 13th, 2020 - Brain abscess caused by Listeria monocytogenes (LM) is a rare, yet serious condition with high mortality if not recognized and treated timely. We present a series of three cases of LM brain abscesses and describe their characteristic radiological ...

Long-term Mortality and Risk of Epilepsy in Children and Young Adults With Brain Abscess.
https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002736
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Bodilsen J, Dalager-Pedersen M et. al.

May 11th, 2020 - The long-term prognosis of brain abscess is unclear. Using nationwide, population-based medical registries, we included all individuals <20 years of age hospitalized with first-time diagnosis of brain abscess in Denmark from 1982 to 2016. A compar...

A clinical case report of brain abscess caused by Nocardia brasiliensis in a non-immuno...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7206790
BMC Infectious Diseases; Zhu JW, Zhou H et. al.

May 9th, 2020 - Brain abscess due to the Nocardia genus is rare and usually found in immunocompromised patients. The most common subtype implicated is Nocardia farcinica while brain abscess due to Nocardia brasiliensis is comparatively rare. Diagnosis of brain ab...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  921 results

A rare case of brain abscess caused by Actinomyces meyeri.
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-020-05100-9
BMC Infectious Diseases; Sah R, Nepal G et. al.

May 26th, 2020 - Brain abscesses are the rare and most severe form of actinomycosis, which usually manifests as abscesses of the occipital or parietal lobe due to direct expansion from an adjacent area, the oral cavity. In the medical literature, there are only a ...

Precision diagnosis and therapy of a case of brain abscesses associated with asymptomat...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7247166
BMC Infectious Diseases; Gao LY, Xu GR et. al.

May 25th, 2020 - Brain abscesses, a severe infectious disease of the CNS, are usually caused by a variety of different pathogens, which include Streptococcus intermedius (S. intermedius). Pulmonary arteriovenous fistulas (PAVFs), characterized by abnormal direct c...

Worm-like appearance of Listeria monocytogenes brain abscess: presentation of three cases.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00234-020-02441-9
Neuroradiology Slezák O, Žižka J et. al.

May 13th, 2020 - Brain abscess caused by Listeria monocytogenes (LM) is a rare, yet serious condition with high mortality if not recognized and treated timely. We present a series of three cases of LM brain abscesses and describe their characteristic radiological ...

Long-term Mortality and Risk of Epilepsy in Children and Young Adults With Brain Abscess.
https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002736
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Bodilsen J, Dalager-Pedersen M et. al.

May 11th, 2020 - The long-term prognosis of brain abscess is unclear. Using nationwide, population-based medical registries, we included all individuals <20 years of age hospitalized with first-time diagnosis of brain abscess in Denmark from 1982 to 2016. A compar...

A clinical case report of brain abscess caused by Nocardia brasiliensis in a non-immuno...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7206790
BMC Infectious Diseases; Zhu JW, Zhou H et. al.

May 9th, 2020 - Brain abscess due to the Nocardia genus is rare and usually found in immunocompromised patients. The most common subtype implicated is Nocardia farcinica while brain abscess due to Nocardia brasiliensis is comparatively rare. Diagnosis of brain ab...

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News  23 results

Brain abscess with lung infection? Think Nocardia
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/211448/mixed-topics/brain-abscess-lung-infection-think-nocardia?channel=53
M. Alexander Otto

Nov 1st, 2019 - ST. LOUIS – A brain abscess in the presence of a lung infection should raise suspicion for Nocardia whether patients are immunocompromised or not, according to University of California, San Francisco, investigators.

Giving Voice to a Silent Epidemic in Oral Health
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/770375

Sep 10th, 2012 - Join the Discussion: Dentists and oral health professionals - please join the discussion on this topic. Dental Care Access in the Spotlight In the decade following the first US Surgeon General's report on oral health,[1] the lack of access to dent...

A Landscaper With BOOP and Brain Abscess
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/733001

Nov 30th, 2010 - Clinical Presentation A 45-year-old man was admitted 6 months ago to the hospital with community-acquired pneumonia that required intubation and ventilatory treatment. No etiology was found for the pneumonia; a review of the medical records sugges...

Molecular Techniques Yield Many More Strains Than Culturing
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/712030

Nov 12th, 2009 - Isolation of bacteria by conventional cultures detects many fewer strains than found with molecular techniques. In this viewpoint, analysis of brain abscesses from 20 patients totaled 22 strains of bacteria for conventional culture and 72 strains ...

Nocardia asteroides Post- Renal Transplant
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/412343

Mar 28th, 2001 - Question What is the current management for nocardiosis in post- renal transplant patients on immunosuppressive therapy? S. Mateenuddin, MBBS, DTRD, DNB, MNAMS, MD Response from Dennis E. Doherty, MD Nocardia asteroides is an organism whose primar...

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