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What is the definition or description of: brain abscess?

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Dr. Michael Gabor answered

Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology

A Brain Abscess: is a focal collection of pus and other material(as are all abscesses) that occurs in the brain. It is usually from a bacterial or fungal infection. It is a serious and life-threatening condition. Fortunately, it is a relatively rare occurence.

Answered 5/6/2017

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