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Otogenic pasteurella multocida brain abscess and glomus jugulare tumour.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6280326     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report the occurrence of a Pasteurella multocida temporal lobe abscess in an elderly woman who had a history of neglected chronic purulent otitis and in whom an extensive ipsilateral glomus tumour invading the petrous bone was found. We believe this is the first report in the literature of an otogenic cerebral abscess associated with a glomus jugulare tumour and the fifth report of a Pasteurella multocida brain abscess. The synergistic pathogenesis of the otitis and the glomus tumour in the evolution of the abscess is hypothesized.
I R Whittle; M Besser
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgical neurology     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0090-3019     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Neurol     Publication Date:  1982 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-06-24     Completed Date:  1982-06-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0367070     Medline TA:  Surg Neurol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  4-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Brain Abscess / complications*,  radiography
Cerebral Angiography
Glomus Jugulare Tumor / complications*,  pathology,  radiography
Otitis / complications*
Paraganglioma, Extra-Adrenal / complications*
Pasteurella Infections / complications*
Temporal Lobe*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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