A case of brain abscess due to Entamoeba species, Eikenella corrodens and Prevotella species.


Ozum U., Karadag O., Egilmez R., Engin A. , Oztoprak I., Ozcelik S.

British journal of neurosurgery, vol.22, no.4, pp.596-8, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/02688690801894646
  • Title of Journal : British journal of neurosurgery
  • Page Numbers: pp.596-8

Abstract

We report a case of brain abscess due to multiple pathogens including Entamoeba species, Eikenella corrodens and Prevotella species. Patient had odontogenic infection without any site of amoebic infestation. Complete recovery was achieved with surgical treatment and antimicrobial therapy.