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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 325--327

Intracranial actinomycosis: Varied clinical and radiologic presentations in two cases

Sandeep Mohindra1, Amey Savardekar1, Swapnil Rane2 
1 Department of Neurosurgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Histopathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

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Sandeep Mohindra
Department of Neurosurgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
India

Two patients with primary actinomycotic brain infection are presented here. The first case had 2 predisposing factors, cardiac septal defect and chronic mastoiditis, whereas the second patient was a chronic smoker, belonging to a desert region. Both the patients were successfully managed with surgical debridement and prolonged administration of antibiotics.


How to cite this article:
Mohindra S, Savardekar A, Rane S. Intracranial actinomycosis: Varied clinical and radiologic presentations in two cases.Neurol India 2012;60:325-327


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Mohindra S, Savardekar A, Rane S. Intracranial actinomycosis: Varied clinical and radiologic presentations in two cases. Neurol India [serial online] 2012 [cited 2021 Oct 26 ];60:325-327
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