The Ewha Medical Journal
Ewha Womans University School of Medicine
Case Report

Brain Abscess Diagnosed by Computerized Tomography: Case Report

Kyu Man Shin, Sun Ho Chee
Corresponding author: Chee Sun Ho. Department of Neurlogical Surgery, Ewha Womans University College of Medicine, Korea.

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Published Online: Jul 24, 2015


The authors describe a case of the brain abscess in the left temporal lobe which was accurately diagnosed by computerized tomography brain scan and complete surgical excision of abscess capsule was accomplis with great success. SUMMARY The case presented by authors was otogenic in origin and diagnosed accurately by the computerized tomographic scan, and total excision of the abscess capsule was performed by two stage operation.

Keywords: Brain abscess; Computerized tomography; Complete surgical excision; Abscess capsule