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Case report of cerebellar abscess in an immunocompetent patient

Authors: Jayant Gul Mulchandani, Shweta Mehta, S Ashokkumar
Int J Biol Med Res. 2014; 5(2): 4126-4128  |  PDF File


Cerebellar brain abscesses most often develop secondary to the contiguous spread of infection from an ipsilateral otogenic site. Less commonly, cerebellar abscesses have been associated with a hematogenous source.1 We report a cerebellar brain abscess temporally associated with a tongue piercing procedure that was complicated by an apparent postprocedure infection managed successfully and with the review of the relevant literature.