Mastoiditis, Brain Abscess and Sinus Thrombosis As Complications of Chronic Otitis Media: A Case Report


Macin S., İNKAYA A. Ç. , Dogan O., BOZKURT G., GÖÇMEN R., SARDAN Y. C. , ...More

JUNDISHAPUR JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY, vol.10, no.2, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5812/jjm.41352
  • Journal Name: JUNDISHAPUR JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Brain abscess is a rare life-threatening focal intracerebral infection. The etiology of brain abscess depends on trauma, surgical intervention, and infection type. In this report, we present a case with brain abscess caused by Prevotella denticola after chronic otitis media infection.