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2010 | 5 | 4 | 504-507
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Disproportionate correlation between imaging and outcome in an infant with cerebral abscess

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Brain abscesses represent organized foci of suppuration within the parenchyma. In this paper, we describe the case of a 3-month old girl with a large, complicated cerebral abscess. In addition, the course of treatment is presented. The patient’s recovery was excellent. The follow-up MRI showed only subtle porencephalic changes as the only parenchymal sequels, which may have been due to central nervous system (CNS) plasticity in infants.
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5
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4
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504-507
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2010-08-01
online
2010-05-30
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  • Department of Neurosurgery, Shohada Hospital, 1445744454, Tehran, Iran
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