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Title: Brainstem abscess complicating tetralogy of fallot successfully treated with antibiotics alone
Authors: Pandian, JD
Moosa, NVA
Cherian, PJ
Radhakrishnan, K
Keywords: Neurology
Issue Date: 2000
Citation: NEUROLOGY INDIA. 48; 3; 272-275
Abstract: Medically treated brainstem abscess in a 11 year old boy with tetralogy of Fallot is reported. There was a complete resolution of the lesion without any neurologic sequelae during parenteral antibiotic therapy with crystalline penicillin, chloramphenicol and metronidazole. The pathogenesis and management of cardiogenic brain abscesses in general and brainstem abscess in particular has been reviewed.
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