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Unrecognized Candida brain abscess in infancy: two cases and a review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7441937     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two infants with presumed Candida species brain abscesses are presented. Six other infants with the same problem were found in a search of the literature, and some of the clinical and pathologic features of these patients are presented and discussed. All diagnoses were made post-mortem. There was frequent association with gastrointestinal pathology and subsequent surgery, and with antibiotic administration. Central nervous system signs and symptoms were not a prominent feature, and although most patients had disseminated candidiasis, one patient had an isolated macroscopic cerebral abscess.
F Haruda; M A Bergman; D Headings
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Johns Hopkins medical journal     Volume:  147     ISSN:  0021-7263     ISO Abbreviation:  Johns Hopkins Med J     Publication Date:  1980 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-02-24     Completed Date:  1981-02-24     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0072456     Medline TA:  Johns Hopkins Med J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  182-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Brain Abscess / diagnosis*,  pathology
Candidiasis / complications,  diagnosis*,  pathology
Infant, Newborn

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