Brain Abscess

Matthijs C. Brouwer, Allan R. Tunkel, Guy M. McKhann, Diederik van de Beek

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Despite advances in diagnostic techniques and treatment, brain abscess remains a challenging clinical problem with substantial case fatality rates. Delays in diagnosis and treatment can result in a poor outcome. This review summarizes current approaches to effective treatment
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)447-456
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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