The incidence of brain abscess could be increasing due to the increased incidence of opportunistic infections in immunocompromised hosts. The bacteriological profile has changed over the past 50 years, with the most significant increase being in anaerobic infections. The infections presented here include cerebral, cranial epidural, sub-dural empyema, fungal, parasitic and postoperative, each of which depends on a timely diagnosis. The treatment options vary from surgery, i.e. stereotactic and non-surgical (i.e. antibiotic) therapy.
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