Confusing presentation of chaetomium brain abscess.
Emergency Medicine; Neurology; Surgery; Neurosurgery; Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
We put forth the case of a young immunocompetent female who presented with fever and left basal ganglia bleed secondary to vasculitis. After 2 weeks of prednisolone therapy, she continued to deteriorate. MRI scan revealed enhancement of previous hematoma, pus was aspirated surgically and fungal culture grew Chaetomium.
British Journal of Neurosurgery
Mangrio, S. A.,
(2014). Confusing presentation of chaetomium brain abscess.. British Journal of Neurosurgery, 1-3.
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