Multiple brain abscesses and facial palsy in a neonate
- Department of Pediatrics, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
- Correspondence to Venkataseshan Sundaram, Department of Pediatrics, PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India;
Contributors DL drafted this manuscript, KB and VS critically reviewed and made corrections to this manuscript.
- Received 17 January 2012
- Accepted 17 February 2012
- Published Online First 13 April 2012
A term, 3.5-kg male neonate was referred to our hospital on day 5 of life for respiratory distress, hypoglycaemia and feed intolerance. There was no history of perinatal asphyxia or birth trauma. Investigations revealed thrombocytopaenia and coagulopathy with raised C reactive protein and leucocytosis. Chest x-ray was suggestive of pneumonia. …