Burr hole aspiration for abscess is one of the most vital neurology treatment, which is performed through an opening in the skull and is completed through extraction via craniotomy. This type of treatment is guided by CT scanning or ultrasound. This is performed before anti-infection treatment for maximized effect. Craniotomy is required in patients who have multiloculated abscesses.
Brain abscess is now treated with maximum success. Brain abscess treatment includes simple aspiration and craniotomy. Simple aspiration involves a CT scan to find the abscess and make a drilling called ‘burr-hole’ so as to drain out the pus. A simple aspiration can take time to almost an hour.
Excisions and open aspiration are carried out that uses a surgical procedure known as craniotomy. When an abscess does not respond to aspiration, then a craniotomy is suggested.
The symptoms of brain abscess include differences in mental process, decreased movement because of loss of muscle function, fever, vomiting and changes in vision.
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