Nocardia Brain Abscess:A case report Yoshifumi ODA 1 , Koreaki MORI 1 , Akira KOBAYASHI 2 , Hajime HANDA 2 1Department of Neurosurgery, Kochi Medical School 2Department of Neurosurgery, Kyoto University Medical School Keyword: Brain abscess , Noeardia , Infection , Metastaictumor pp.99-102
Published Date 1982/1/10
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1436201459
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A 42 years old woman was noticed to have an abnormalshadow in the left lower field of lung at the time ofperiodicalchest radiographic examination in July 1979. Shedidn'tshow any signs or symptoms of inflammation such asfever,increased rate of blood sedimentation, leukocytosisand soon by that time.

Four weeks prior to admission she started tocomplain ofmild but continuous headache and then developedanorexia,dysarthria and weakness in the right half of theface. Shewas admitted to the Kyoto University Hospital onSeptem-ber 14, 1979.

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