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Case Report: Cerebral Phaeohyphomycosis Due to Chaetomium strumarium in a Child with Vi...
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Cárdenas Del Castillo B, Bejarano JC et. al.

Nov 24th, 2021 - Chaetomium sp. is a mold, member of the phylum Ascomycota. Clinical disease in humans is rare, particularly in children, for which only five cases have been reported. We report a 7-months-old female patient with a diagnosis of visceral heterotaxy ...

Brain abscess with multiple enterobacteria and enterococcus revealing ventriculoperiton...
Intensive Care Medicine; Lamamri M, Jeantrelle C et. al.

Nov 4th, 2021 - Brain abscess with multiple enterobacteria and enterococcus revealing ventriculoperitoneal shunt misplacement.|2021|Lamamri M,Jeantrelle C,Dioguardi Burgio M,Moyer JD,|

Cladophialophora bantiana brain abscess with lymphadenitis.
BMJ Case Reports; Suri V, Pandey S et. al.

Oct 29th, 2021 - Cerebral phaeohyphomycosis refers to central nervous system infection by dematiaceous mould or by dark walled fungi which contain the dark pigment melanin in their cell wall which adds to the virulence of fungus. These dematiaceous fungi can cause...

A Unique Triad of Invasive Sinusitis, Brain Abscess with Focal Cerebritis, and COVID-19.
The American Journal of Case Reports; Shahab A, Arora A et. al.

Oct 28th, 2021 - BACKGROUND We present a case of invasive sinusitis with rhinocerebral infection in a patient who had mild symptoms of COVID-19 infection and did not receive any immunosuppressive therapies. CASE REPORT A 49-year-old man with a history of uncontrol...

Brain abscesses due to odontogenic infection: Case series.
Special Care in Dentistry : Official Publication of the A... Da Silva ACC, Viera PVA et. al.

Oct 27th, 2021 - Brain abscesses due to odontogenic infection are infrequent, but they deserve attention due to the high incidence of serious complications and the high mortality rate. This article aimed to report five cases of cerebral abscess due to odontogenic ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  7 results

Cognitive Function and Fatigue After Brain Abscess

Oct 4th, 2021 - Brain abscess is a focal bacterial or fungal infection of the brain, which results in a pus-filled cavity within the brain parenchyma. The incidence is approximately 1/100 000 per year, and all age groups are affected. Treatment is neurosurgical d...

Microvascular Plug (MVP) for the Treatment of Pulmonary ArterioVenous Malformations (PAVMs)

May 14th, 2021 - Transcatheter embolization has become the standard of care in the treatment of Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations (PAVMs). PAVM embolization is performed to prevent right to left shunting which puts patients at risk of stroke, brain abscess, hy...

FDG-PET Imaging in Complicated Diabetic Foot

Feb 24th, 2021 - FDG-PET imaging is a promising imaging technique, which has the potential to overcome many of the shortcomings mentioned previously with regard to radiologic and scintigraphic methodologies. FDG is a diagnostic tracer utilized to measure the metab...

Partial Oral Antibiotic Treatment for Bacterial Brain Abscess

Jan 14th, 2021 - Treatment of brain abscess remains a considerable challenge due to the precarious location of the infection and the impenetrability of the blood-brain-barrier for most drugs. Thus, cure usually requires a combination of neurosurgical evacuation of...

Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations (PAVMs) in Hereditary Haemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)

May 7th, 2019 - Computed tomography (CT) is the modality of choice to characterize pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVMs) in patients with hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT). The objective of this study was to determine if CT findings were associ...

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News  16 results

Infective Endocarditis From IV Drug Use Tied to Hemorrhagic Stroke

Apr 27th, 2021 - One consequence of the ongoing opioid epidemic in the United States may be an increase in the number of hemorrhagic strokes caused by infective endocarditis, research suggests. Intravenous drug use (IVDU) can cause this bacterial infection of the ...

Ibrutinib Granted Breakthrough Designation for Chronic GVHD

Nov 13th, 2020 - The FDA has granted a breakthrough therapy designation to ibrutinib (Imbruvica) has a potential treatment for patients with chronic graft-versus-host-disease (cGVHD) after failure of one or more lines of systemic therapy, according to statements f...

Brain abscess with lung infection? Think Nocardia
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.

Brain abscess with lung infection? Think Nocardia
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.

Fast Five Quiz: Do You Know the Manifestations of and Best Treatment Practices for Streptococcal Infections?

Sep 3rd, 2015 - Group A streptococcal infections can cause a diverse variety of suppurative diseases and nonsuppurative postinfectious sequelae. The suppurative spectrum of group A streptococcal infection diseases includes the following: Pharyngitis, with or with...

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