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Intracranial myospherulosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7076243     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 54-year-old man developed a post-traumatic brain abscess, and antibiotic ointment was instilled into the abscess cavity. The involved tissue was subsequently excised and was shown to contain the characteristic saccules and spherules of myospherulosis. The history of ointment usage further strengthens the association of petrolatum with the development of these structures. This is the first reported case of intracranial myospherulosis.
Authors:
S E Mills; J R Lininger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Human pathology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0046-8177     ISO Abbreviation:  Hum. Pathol.     Publication Date:  1982 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-07-22     Completed Date:  1982-07-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9421547     Medline TA:  Hum Pathol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  596-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brain Diseases / chemically induced,  diagnosis,  pathology*
Erythrocytes, Abnormal*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Ointment Bases / adverse effects*
Petrolatum / adverse effects*
Pharmaceutic Aids / adverse effects*
Spherocytes*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Ointment Bases; 0/Pharmaceutic Aids; 8009-03-8/Petrolatum

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