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Nonoperative treatment of cerebellar abscesses A case report and review of the literature

A case report and review of the literature

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A case of a 5-year-old child presenting with a cerebellar abscess occupying the ponto-cerebellar region, who was treated with antibiotic therapy alone, is reported. Symptomatology, radiological findings, and antibiotic regimens are presented, and the literature is reviewed from the viewpoint of therapeutic management.

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Received: 3 November 1997

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Spinnato, S., Mazza, C. & Bricolo, A. Nonoperative treatment of cerebellar abscesses A case report and review of the literature. Child's Nerv Syst 14, 606–609 (1998). https://doi.org/10.1007/s003810050281

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  • Key words Cerebellar abscess
  • Antibiotic therapy
  • Nonoperative treatment