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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2009;52(1):133-138.
Published online January 1, 2009.
A case of intracranial abscess following the tubo-ovarian abscess.
Sang Kie Lee, Jong Jin Lee, Sun Ho Choi, Sung Wook Kim, Myoung Do Kil, Kyong Don Baik, Hang Woo Lee
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St. Mary's Medical Center, Busan, Korea. kdbaik@hanmail.net
2Department of Neurological Surgery, St. Mary's Medical Center, Busan, Korea.
Cases of intracranial complication following infections of head and neck have been reported rarely, but the case of intracranial complication following tubo-ovarian abscess has not been reported yet. In this case, the 35-year-old women patient with lower abdominal pain and mild headache that was diagnosed as pelvic inflammatory disease was admitted to our hospital and was cared. In the course of admission, headache was aggravated and lateral deviation of eyeballs occurred. She was diagnosed as intracranial abscess following tubo-ovarian abscess in the result of neurological surgery department consultation. So we report it with brief review of literatures.
Key Words: Ovary, Brain abscess, Pelvic inflammatory disease

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