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Multiple Aspergillus brain abscesses in immuno-competent patient with severe cranio-facial trauma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17460817     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Aspergillosis of the central nervous system (CNS) is a rare, but well described disease in immuno-competent patients. We present a 65-year-old patient who developed neuro-aspergillosis 10 months after severe cranio-facial trauma (Le Fort III). He was treated successfully with surgery including stereotactic drainage and, with Amphotericin B, Liposomal Amphotericin B, and Itraconazol.
T Marinovic; J Skrlin; M Vilendecic; K Rotim; G Grahovac
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2007-04-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta neurochirurgica     Volume:  149     ISSN:  0942-0940     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Neurochir (Wien)     Publication Date:  2007 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-05-28     Completed Date:  2008-01-18     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0151000     Medline TA:  Acta Neurochir (Wien)     Country:  Austria    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  629-32; discussion 632     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Dubrava, Zagreb, Croatia.
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MeSH Terms
Amphotericin B / administration & dosage
Antifungal Agents / administration & dosage
Brain Abscess / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  immunology*,  surgery
Cerebral Ventricles / surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts
Combined Modality Therapy
Drug Administration Schedule
Facial Injuries / surgery*
Hydrocephalus / surgery
Immunocompetence / immunology*
Itraconazole / administration & dosage
Maxillary Fractures / surgery*
Meningitis, Fungal / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  immunology*,  surgery
Motor Cortex / surgery
Neuroaspergillosis / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  immunology*,  surgery
Osteotomy, Le Fort
Postoperative Complications / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  immunology*,  surgery
Skull Fractures / surgery*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antifungal Agents; 1397-89-3/Amphotericin B; 84625-61-6/Itraconazole

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