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symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue

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In patients with cholesteatoma, the most common complication was cerebral abscess.
The condition of a cerebral abscess arising from sinusitis is extremely rare and difficult to diagnose.
micdadei infection was found with the following manifestations: a mass on the left side of the neck and low-grade fever in a healthy 9-year-old girl (1); multiple liver and lung abscesses in a 7-year-old girl with acute lymphoblastic leukemia who had undergone allogeneic cord blood transplantation (2); and a cerebral abscess in a patient with legionellosis (3).
1) CSF rhinorrhea has the potential for life-threatening sequelae, including meningitis, encephalitis, and cerebral abscess formation.
YORKSHIRE CCC have passed on their best wishes to wicketkeeper Simon Guy who underwent surgery for a cerebral abscess on February 11 and has been recuperating in Leeds General.
The distribution of those complications in Gallaghar's retrospective analysis was as follows: epidural abscess 23%, subdural empyema 18%, meningitis 18%, cerebral abscess 14%, superior sagittal sinus thrombosis 9%, cavernous sinus thrombosis 9%, and osteomyelitis 9%.
New PFJ, Davis KR, Ballantine HT Jr: Computed tomography in cerebral abscess.