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Brain abscess aspiration in nursery with ultrasound guidance. Case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3531432     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors report the case of a 1000-gm neonate who developed a frontal brain abscess due to a Serratia marcescens infection. The relationship of the mass to the neighboring ventricle and to the coronal suture was determined by computerized tomography. The mass was then successfully aspirated in the intensive care nursery with ultrasound guidance. A more prolonged operative procedure was avoided.
Authors:
R C Nagle; M S Taekman; R F Shallat; R A Cohen
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0022-3085     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurosurg.     Publication Date:  1986 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-11-03     Completed Date:  1986-11-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253357     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  557-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brain Abscess / etiology,  pathology,  radiography,  surgery*
Enterobacteriaceae Infections / complications
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Nurseries, Hospital*
Serratia marcescens
Stereotaxic Techniques*
Suction*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Ultrasonics*

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