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How does the doctor know if you have a brain abscess?

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Dr. Paul Dorio
Radiology
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In brief: Exam/CT

After performing an exam and gaining a suspicion, one's doctor may then order a ct scan or MRI to evaluate for an abscess, tumor or infection.

In brief: Exam/CT

After performing an exam and gaining a suspicion, one's doctor may then order a ct scan or MRI to evaluate for an abscess, tumor or infection.
Dr. Paul Dorio
Dr. Paul Dorio
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In brief: Investigation.

Clinical findings are correlated with imaging studies and sometimes biopsy is performed.

In brief: Investigation.

Clinical findings are correlated with imaging studies and sometimes biopsy is performed.
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