Ischemic stroke complicated by a brain abscess: A case report and review of the literature

Emmez H., BÖRCEK A. Ö. , Dogulu F., Ceviker N.

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.17, no.1, pp.48-54, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.48-54


Ischemic stroke and brain abscess are life threatening, severe medical conditions requiring urgent and comprehensive evaluation. Brain abscess is a very rare and dangerous complication of ischemic stroke that can be treated successfully when diagnosed. Association of these two life threatening condition may cause catastrophic results.