|Pseudomonas Sepsis and Multiple Brain Abscesses in a Newborn Infant Following Neurosurgical Procedure for Meningocele|
|Gökmen Bilgili1, Ezgi Yangın Ergon2, Burcu Kara2, Merve Özyurt2, Gülgün Yılmaz Ovalı3, Ahmet Şükrü Umur4, Mehmet Selçuki4|
|1Celal Bayar University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Subdivision of Neonatology, Manisa, Turkey
2Celal Bayar University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Manisa, Turkey
3Celal Bayar University School of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Manisa, Turkey
4Celal Bayar University School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Manisa, Turkey
CJMB 2015; 2: 135-137
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Keywords : Multiple brain abscesses, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Newborn
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Introduction: Postneurosurgical brain abscess carries a high risk of neurologic morbidity and mortality.
Case Presentation: A newborn infant had Pseudomonas sepsis and multiple brain abscesses after meningocele repair, and was successfully treated medically.
Conclusion: Prompt recognition of this life-threatening condition is crucial.
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