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Primary intracranial actinomycosis. Report of a case and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1950228     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Actinomycosis is a bacterial infection that affects chiefly the cervico-oro-facial area, the abdomen and lungs. From these sites it may sometimes spread to the central nervous system. Extremely rare, and controversial, is the possibility of a primary infection of the central nervous system. We report an odd case of apparently primary brain abscess caused by Actinomyces israeli and review the literature.
Authors:
M Salvati; P Ciappetta; A Raco; M Artico; S Artizzu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zentralblatt für Neurochirurgie     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0044-4251     ISO Abbreviation:  Zentralbl. Neurochir.     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-12-03     Completed Date:  1991-12-03     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0413646     Medline TA:  Zentralbl Neurochir     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  95-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurological Sciences-Neurosurgery, University of Rome, La Sapienza.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Actinomyces / isolation & purification
Actinomycosis / diagnosis*,  microbiology,  surgery
Aged
Brain Abscess / diagnosis*,  microbiology,  surgery
Frontal Lobe / microbiology,  pathology,  surgery
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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