Otogenous Temporal Lobe Brain Abscess Which was Caused by Enterococcus Faecalis : A Case Report
Dr. Latha R.
Department of Microbiology,
Aarupadai veedu Medical College & Hospital
Pondicherry, India.- 607402
Brain abscess is a serious life threatening complication of the otitis media. We are reporting here, a case of an otogenic brain abscess which was caused by Enterococcus faecalis in a 10 year old male child. Computerized tomography (CT) revealed a right temporal lobe abscess. Culture yielded a pure growth of Enterococcus faecalis. The patient was successfully treated with burr hole aspiration, broad spectrum intravenous antibiotic therapy and tympanomastoidectomy.