Aa
A
A
A
Close
Neurology Community
45k Members
Avatar universal

Bifrontal abscess

What is Bifrontal abscess
2 Responses
Avatar universal
Hello Dear,

Brain abscess usually occurs secondary to a focus of infection outside of the CNS
Dental abscess, sinusitis, and middle ear infection are the most common causes of this disease.The infection may also be introduced through a skull fracture following a head trauma or surgical procedures. Brain abscess is usually associated with congenital heart disease in young children. The most frequent presenting symptoms are headache, drowsiness, confusion, seizures, hemiparesis or speech difficulties together with fever with a rapidly progressive course. The symptoms and findings depend largely on the specific location of the abscess in the brain.Endocarditis,frontal sinus defect,gram negative bacilli Brain Abscess Following Klebsiella pneumoniae Septicemia are some of the causes.
Best
Avatar universal
Thank you Dr Navneet for your explanation.  Appreciate it.

Regards
Malar
Have an Answer?
Top Neurology Answerers
620923 tn?1452919248
Allentown, PA
5265383 tn?1483811956
ON
1756321 tn?1547098925
Queensland, Australia
1780921 tn?1499305393
Queen Creek, AZ
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Find out how beta-blocker eye drops show promising results for acute migraine relief.
In this special Missouri Medicine report, doctors examine advances in diagnosis and treatment of this devastating and costly neurodegenerative disease.
Here are 12 simple – and fun! – ways to boost your brainpower.
Discover some of the causes of dizziness and how to treat it.
Discover the common causes of headaches and how to treat headache pain.
Two of the largest studies on Alzheimer’s have yielded new clues about the disease