Brain abscess due to Streptococcus intermedius secondary to mastoiditis in a child


YAKUT N. , KEPENEKLİ KADAYİFCİ E. , Karaaslan A., Atici S., Akkoc G., Demir S. O. , ...More

SPRINGERPLUS, vol.4, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s40064-015-1608-0
  • Title of Journal : SPRINGERPLUS
  • Keywords: Brain abscess, Streptococcus intermedius, Child, Mastoiditis, CLINICAL-FEATURES, MANAGEMENT

Abstract

Background: Brain abscess is a rare but serious, life-threatening infection in children. It may arise from parameningeal infections such as otitis media, sinusitis and mastoiditis.