DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3933.ijam20195668

Multiple invasive aspergillus brain abscess in an immunocompetent patient without any history of trauma

Akshay K. Barde, Pankaj Soni

Abstract


Aspergillus is a fungus found in the environment. In an immunocompetent person, inhalation of spores may cause localized infection. In immune compromised patients, these fungi can cause life-threatening invasive infections which has high morbidity and mortality. Invasive aspergillosis has a poor prognosis. Intracranial aspergillosis is an extremely rare manifestation of invasive aspergillosis in immunocompetent individuals. A case of 60-year-old immunocompetent male is reported who had multiple Aspergillus brain abscess.

Keywords


Amphotericin B and Voriconazole, Aspergillus flavus, Brain abscess, Case report, Immunocompetent

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