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Abscess of the Medulla Oblongata in a Toddler: Case Report and Technical Considerations Based on Magnetic Resonance Imaging Tractography

BACKGROUND AND IMPORTANCE: We present a unique case of a child's successfully operated on for a medulla oblongata absces, as well as a review of the role of neuroimaging modalities in preoperative planning of the surgical approach. PRESENTATION CLINICAL PRESENTATION: We present a case of a 20-month-old boy with a unilateral medulla oblongata absces. The abscess appeared to be in close proximity to the anterior medulla oblongata, but preoperative planning based on diffusion tensor imaging tractography prompted us to try to eliminate this lesion using a midline suboccipital strategy. Abscess of the ventral medulla oblongata was surgically removed via a telovelar method. CONCLUSION: The latest imaging techniques of the nervous system can be extremely helpful in preoperative planning. Functional visualization of the nervous system produced by modern imaging techniques, such as the DTI tractography, can help to change the traditional topographic model of surgical approach.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1227/neu.0b013e318218cf37


Prodromal Signs and Clinical Factors Influencing Outcome in Patients with Intraventricular Rupture of Purulent Brain Abscess

Abstract OBJECTIVE Abstract OBJECTIVE: To prevent and treat this devastating disease, it is essential to elucidate prodromal and medical factors influencing the prognosis in patients with intraventricular rupture of brain absces. METHODS In this study, 33 consecutive patients with IVROBA diagnosed by computed tomography were treated. RESULTS Patients with a positive result were younger and had fewer complications following IVROBA induced kidney disease. Patients complained of severe headaches, signs of meningeal irritation, and a rapidly deteriorating clinical condition within ten days after the signs of meningeal irritation first appeared just before IVROBA. To minimize the risk of fatal brain absces caused by purulent brain absces, effective monitoring of IVROBA should be implemented. The prevention of IVROBA and an increase in outcome are both shown by an Aggressive CT-guided aspiration of deep-seated absces, particularly in the parieto-occipital region, at a time when warning signs of IVROBA are being detected.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1097/00006123-200102000-00012


Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Complicated by Paravalvular Abscess and Treated by Pericardial Patches and Sutureless Valve Replacement

Perfected annulus repair, using pericardial patches, and a sutureless Perpetual S bioprosthesis he recovered. The patient underwent successful surgical aortic annulus repair, as well as a sutureless Perpetual S bioprosthesis. Conclusion: Our study details the case of an acute fistulizing valve endocarditis treated by a sutureless LivaNova Perceval S prosthesis with promising hemodynamic outcomes and an encouraging 1-year outcome, further emphasizing its use in such situations.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.2347


Savior in Desperate Situation: Successful TAVI for Critically Ill Patient with Severe Aortic Stenosis and Concomitant Constrictive Pericarditis Accompanied by Radiation Dermatitis, Complicated by Cold Abscess in Anterior Chest Wall

Background: Concurrent pericarditis can coexist with severe aortic stenosis, particularly in patients with recent mediastinal radiation. Improper diastolic filling by CP can exacerbate hemodynamic abnormalities from acute AS, which leads to low cardiac output, concomitant AS, and CP are a common debilitating disorder and pose a challenge to therapy. Case Report: A 79-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital with severe hypopnea and severe frailty, according to New York Heart Association class IV dyspnea. Although simultaneous surgical pericardiectomy and aortic valve replacement is curative therapy, and the surgical risk was not high, her other comorbidities excluded the possibility of surgical intervention. Since performing transcatheter aortic valve implantation for severe AS, we've settled on palliative therapy for CP. In fact, the patient suffered cardiac arrest during the TAVI procedure, and we implanted a 31-mm CoreValve while doing cardiac massage.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.2943


Liver abscess microbiota of feedlot steers finished in natural and traditional management programs

The removal of bacteria from the digestive tract leads to the formation of a polymicrobial absces within or on the liver's exterior surface. Trueperella was more likely to be discovered in the liver absces of naturally raised steers than conventionally managed steers, according to Trueperella. These findings were consistent with previous findings that Fusobacterium necrophorum is the primary bacteriologic agent in liver absces, and they stressed the connection between the digestive microbiota and liver absces formation. Divergence was found in liver absces communities, with some being dominated by Fusobacterium and others being dominated by Bacteroides, with some being dominated by Bacteroides.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skac252


Tubo-Ovarian Abscess with Actinomyces odontolyticus: Case Report and Brief Review of Literature

Actinomyces odontolyticus is a strictly anaerobic species, a member of the Actinomyces genus and the commensal flora, particularly oral flora, which can cause serious infections by defects in blood or necrotic tissue that are often difficult to recognize clinically and microbiologically. We present a case of a tubo-ovarian absces with a difficult detection of the etiological agent in a woman with numerous admissions, no significant comorbidities, and a long-using of an IUD. No previous case of tubo-ovarian absces with an accurate A. odontolyticus microbiological species identification has been found so far, to our knowledge.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/reports5040046


CLINICAL CASE OF RHINOSINUSOGENIC BRAIN ABSCESS AND LITERATURE REVIEW

A 54-year-old male patient was admitted to the Neurosurgery section of the Samara State Medical Institute in a few months, with headaches and epileptic seizures over the last week, followed by nausea and vomiting. The patient was diagnosed with a brain absces and underwent a minimally invasive surgery before the procedure, but a milling hole was embedded in the prediction of the abscess.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.55620/ujcr.2.2.2022.2


Acute supralevator abscess: the little we know

Introduction Anorectal sepsis is a rare and complicated condition of anorectal sepsis. Methods The Cochrane Library was searched for all studies involving surgical drainage of SLA. SLA rates in 68 and 93 patients, respectively with anorectal sepsis were found in both 68 and 100 patients. In only one study, magnetic resonance imaging was used routinely. In six studies that were not surgical anatomical, the abscess was described. In just six studies, the direction of surgical drainage, whether u2018inwardsu2019 or u2018outwards, was only discussed. In eight studies, recurrent sepsis was identified, ranging from 0% to 53%. Conclusions There are no detailed and prospective SLA studies available on acute SLA. Before any drainage is performed, the surgical anatomy of SLA would be determined by the routine use of MRI in complicated anorectal sepsis.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1308/rcsann.2021.0257


Peculiar Ultrasonography Feature of a Subcutaneous Abscess on Cheek - A Rare Case Report

One of the hair follicles is a bacterial disease that affects the hair follicles. Folliculitis is a hair follicle infection that results from physical injury, chemical irritation, or infection. If the hair inside the follicle becomes blocked and unable to crack through the epidermis, it may result in an absces in the subcutaneous layer. Ultrasound imaging is more effective in skin and soft tissue infections, and it aids in the detection of an absces cavity and deeper infections. A case of a 27-year-old male patient with persistent swelling on the right cheek region over a period of six months is investigated. A greater understanding and appreciation of ultrasonography and its imaging techniques in soft tissue lesions would aid in precise diagnosis and avoid unnecessary further imaging.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.7860/jcdr/2022/57054.17061

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