An unusual case of Microascus brain abscess in an immunocompetent child and a review of the literature

We present a case of brain abscess in an immunocompetent child due to the dematiaceous fungus Microascus cinereus, an organism commonly found in soil and stored grains. The etiologic agent was demonstrated by direct microscopy and culture. The patient responded well to surgical excision of abscess a...

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Main Authors: Shruti Malik, Vijeta Bajpai, Sagar Betai, Lily Pal, Rungmei S. K Marak
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2020-01-01
Series:Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care
Online Access:;year=2020;volume=9;issue=2;spage=1244;epage=1247;aulast=