surgery or spread intracranially from an overlying wound or bone flap infection.

Brain abscess in neonates and infants deserves separate mention, since it differs from that in adults. In neonates, brain abscess frequently develops as a complication of meningitis - a feature atypical of brain abscess in older children and adults. Additionally, most abscesses in this population are caused by species of Proteus or Citrobacter, which is thought to be related to a deficiency of placentally transferred immunoglobulin and complement. Renier reviewed 30 neonatal abscesses and found that 90% were caused by Proteus spp. [6]. Graham et al. reviewed 53 cases of Citrobacter meningitis and found that 77% of cases resulted in brain abscess, compared with only 10% of 159 cases of non-Citrobacter meningitis [7].

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The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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