Pencil in the Brain: A Case of Temporal Lobe Abscess following an Intracranial Penetrating Pencil Injury

Gupta, Anurag and Chacko, Arjun and Anil, MS and Karanth, Suman S and Shetty, Arjun (2011) Pencil in the Brain: A Case of Temporal Lobe Abscess following an Intracranial Penetrating Pencil Injury. Pediatric Neurosurgery, 47 (4). pp. 307-308.

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Abstract

The case of a 7-year-old girl with an intracranial penetrating injury due to a pencil is presented. The difficulties in diagnosis and the need for a high degree of suspicion and for prompt adequate surgical treatment are highlighted.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Intracranial penetrating injury; Temporal bone penetration; Enterococcus faecalis.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Medicine
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Neuro Surgery
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2013 04:16
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2013 04:16
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/137624

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