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Value of computed tomography in the diagnosis of intracranial abscess.
  1. M D Shaw,
  2. J A Russell

    Abstract

    The computed tomography (CT) scans of 60 patients with intracranial infection have been reviewed. Computed tomography, particularly if used with contrast enhancement, is a valuable adjunct to the investigation of patients with suspected intracranial abscess. The false negative rate is 1%, but despite this, mortality from intracranial abscess remains unchanged.

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