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Title: Hematogenous Pasteurella multocida brain abscess

A case of hematogenously acquired brain abscess caused by Pasteurella multocida is described. CT scans of the head revealed the lesions in a 67 year old man with mild alcoholic liver disease and severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Ultrasound examinations of the abdomen and chest and an echocardiogram failed to reveal a source for the abscess. On autopsy examination three encapsulated brain abscesses were found. 34 references, 2 figures, 1 table.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6191813
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: West. J. Med.; (United States); Journal Volume: 143:4
Research Org:
Univ. of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; ABSCESSES; DIAGNOSIS; BRAIN; HEAT; CAT SCANNING; PARASITIC DISEASES; ABDOMEN; AUTOPSY; CHEST; PATIENTS; ULTRASONOGRAPHY; BODY; BODY AREAS; CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM; COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY; DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES; DISEASES; ENERGY; INFECTIOUS DISEASES; NERVOUS SYSTEM; ORGANS; PATHOLOGICAL CHANGES; TOMOGRAPHY 550602* -- Medicine-- External Radiation in Diagnostics-- (1980-)