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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 245-248

Pyogenic brain abscess in Thailand


1 Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok, Thailand
2 Hainan Medical University, China

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Somsri Wiwanitkit
Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok
Thailand
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1947-2714.97200

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Pyogenic brain abscess is important in neurology. This infectious disease is fatal and the management is usually complicated. Here, the authors review and discuss the clinical aspects of pyogenic brain abscess found in the earlier reports from a tropical setting in Thailand. The literature review was compiled through standard reference database searching and the derived publications were further extracted to obtain clinical data. The main clinical characteristics of pyogenic brain abscess in this setting were similar to others. However, there are some specific characteristics on the nature of tropical setting.


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