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Foreign-body aspiration as an aetiology for brain abscess
  1. H Dabbah1,2,
  2. N Elias1,2,
  3. L Bentur1,2
  1. 1
    Pediatric Pulmonary Unit, Meyer Children’s Hospital, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
  2. 2
    Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion—Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
  1. Dr L Bentur, Pediatric Pulmonology Unit, Meyer Children’s Hospital, Rambam Medical Center, PO Box 9602, Haifa, 31092, Israel; l_bentur{at}

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Figure 1 is an image from a brain CT scan of a previously healthy 3-year-old male showing a circumscribed lesion in the right parietal lobe with mass effect along with midline shift, highly suggestive of a space-occupying lesion, which was ultimately diagnosed as a brain abscess. Careful systematic evaluation for possible aetiology for brain abscess which included an immunological …

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