Intracranial abscess secondary to dental infection

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Brady, Paul; Bergin, Sarah; Cryan, Bartley; Flanagan, Oisin;
  • Publisher: Irish Dental Association
  • Subject: Brain abscess | Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans | Periodontal disease
    mesheuropmc: pathological conditions, signs and symptoms | congenital, hereditary, and neonatal diseases and abnormalities | hemic and lymphatic diseases | bacterial infections and mycoses

We report a case of Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans (A.actinomycetemcomitans) bacteraemia and secondary brain abscess in a patient where periodontal disease was implicated as the probable source.
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