A brain abscess is an infection in the brain that is confined within its own area and localized to one or more areas inside of the brain. Brain abscesses are rare, but are more common in young school-aged children than in other ages.
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In the Neurology-Infectious Diseases Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, we work with other infectious disease specialists to diagnose and treat infections of the nervous system, and neurological complications of systemic infections.
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