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Disease Brain Abscess

Name Brain Abscess
Synonyms Abscess, Brain | Abscess, Cerebral | Abscess, Child Brain | Abscesses, Cerebral | Abscesses, Multiple Brain | Abscess, Multiple Brain | Abscess, Pyogenic Brain | Brain Abscess, Child | Brain Abscesses | Brain Abscesses, Multiple | Brain Abscesses, Pyogenic | Brain Abscesses, Sterile | Brain Abscess, Multiple | Brain Abscess, Pyogenic | Brain Abscess, Sterile | Cerebral Abscess | Cerebral Abscesses | Child Brain Abscess | Multiple Brain Abscess | Multiple Brain Abscesses | Pyogenic Brain Abscess | Pyogenic Brain Abscesses | Sterile Brain Abscess | Sterile Brain Abscesses
Definition A circumscribed collection of purulent exudate in the brain, due to bacterial and other infections. The majority are caused by spread of infected material from a focus of suppuration elsewhere in the body, notably the PARANASAL SINUSES, middle ear (see EAR, MIDDLE); HEART (see also ENDOCARDITIS, BACTERIAL), and LUNG. Penetrating CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA and NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES may also be associated with this condition. Clinical manifestations include HEADACHE; SEIZURES; focal neurologic deficits; and alterations of consciousness. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp712-6)
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D001922

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1. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Brain Abscess Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Infection Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Suppuration Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Abscess Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Brain Abscess Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Brain Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Brain Abscess Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
4. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Brain Abscess Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Brain Abscess Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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