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Tips and Techniques for Treating Brain Abscesses in Children

This page was last updated on January 25th, 2023

  • Ultrasonic guidance can be helpful: In some cases, the abscess can be drained under ultrasonographic guidance after the craniotomy is performed (51).
  • Multiple cultures recommended: Send multiple cultures from the OR for analysis, especially when antibiotics have been started preoperatively (32).

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