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Critical Care: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Critical Care IV |

A Rare Case of Candida Brain Abscess Secondary to Metastatic Tongue Cancer on Initial Presentation

Shyam Shankar, MBBS; Sushilkumar Gupta, MD; Ishan Malhotra, MBBS; Mangalore Amith Shenoy, MBBS; Hatem Desoky, MD; Prarthna Chandar, MD; William Pascal, MD; Stephan Kamholz, MD; Richard Periut, MD; Chanaka Seneviratne, MD; Yizhak Kupfer, MD
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Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):448A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.461
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SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Critical Care IV

SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

INTRODUCTION: Fungal brain abscesses are rare causes for altered sensorium and they are often resistant to treatment, resulting in high morbidity and mortality. Brain abscesses are commonly caused due to fungal organisms, especially Candida species.

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