International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Pediatrics | India | Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022

A Rare Complication of Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease-Brain Abscess

Mypati Padmasree [2] | Shaik Jabeena [2]

Abstract: Background: Intracranial abscess in the paediatric population is a rare occurrence-4 in a million; it is a focal, intra -cerebral infection that starts off as a localized lesion and finally develops into a collection of pus surrounded by a well-vascularized capsule. It is a rare complication of Cyanotic congenital heart disease. The peak incidence occurs when the child is between 4 years and 7 years of age, although it may occur in adults with cyanotic congenital heart disease.

Keywords: Brain abscess, Cyanotic congenital heart disease, Dextrocardia , Situs inversus , Burr hole craniotomy , Tapping , MRI Brain

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022,

Pages: 1114 - 1116

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