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Brain Abscess - Case 2

A 37 year man presented with one week of progressive fever, headache, confusion and left sided weakness.

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Axial CT scan of the head. Note the large circular hypodense region in the right temporal area. Also note the prominent mass effect on the third ventricle and the lateral ventricles. Neurosurgical aspiration revealed pus and numerous gram (+) cocci.

Revised 04/19/06.
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