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CASE REPORT
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 269-270

Salmonella brain abscess in an infant


Department of Microbiology, TNMC and BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
Badhuli Samal
Department of Microbiology, College building, Room no. 313, TNMC and BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai Central, Mumbai - 400 008
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DOI: 10.4103/0377-4929.48943

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Brain abscess is an uncommon and serious life-threatening infection in children. Focal intracranial infections caused by Salmonella spp. in this age group are also rare. We report the case of a 4-month-old male infant with a frontoparietal brain abscess caused by Salmonella typhimurium , the presence of which was not suspected clinically.


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