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Evacuation /Excision of Brain Abscess by craniotomy


Brain abscess is an abscess caused by inflammation and collection of purulent material inside the cranial cavity. The source of the infection and the purulence may be local, which covers teeth, ear, paranasal sinuses, and epidural abscess; or remote, comprising lungs, heart, kidney, etc. The complete removal of the abscess and infected material by exposing the brain is known as Evacuation /Excision of brain abscess by craniotomy.