Actinomycosis of the brain

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  • 1 Department of Neurosurgery, Dangtu Hospital, Dangtu, Anhui, People's Republic of China
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✓ A rare case of actinomycosis of the brain is reported. The patient recovered after surgical excision of the lesion and a prolonged course of antibiotic therapy. At follow-up examination 25 months later, the patient was in excellent health. Different types of actinomycotic infections of the central nervous system are reviewed and the diagnosis and treatment of this disease are discussed.

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