Brain abscess

Pregnancy
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By John E Greenlee MD

Incidence, clinical symptomatology, and treatment of abscess in pregnancy do not differ from that seen in nonpregnant individuals.

In This Article

Introduction
Historical note and nomenclature
Clinical manifestations
Clinical vignette
Etiology
Pathogenesis and pathophysiology
Epidemiology
Prevention
Differential diagnosis
Diagnostic workup
Prognosis and complications
Management
Pregnancy
Anesthesia
References cited
Contributors