Abscess of the medulla oblongata in a toddler: case report and technical considerations based on magnetic resonance imaging tractography

V Arzoglou, Luigi D'Angelo, M Koutzoglou, Concezio Di Rocco

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Abstract

We report a unique case of a toddler (the only one reported) successfully operated on for a medulla oblongata abscess and comment on the influence of neuroimaging modalities in the preoperative planning of the surgical approach.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)E483-E483-6; discussion E486-7
JournalNeurosurgery
Volume69
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Ampicillin
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Brain Abscess
  • Diffusion Tensor Imaging
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Medulla Oblongata
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Staphylococcal Infections
  • Staphylococcus hominis
  • Thienamycins
  • Vancomycin

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