Multiple brain abscesses and ventriculitis secondary to chronic periodontitis
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Original versionClinical Case Reports. 2020, 8, 3611-3612. 10.1002/ccr3.3349
Chronic marginal periodontitis is a common oral disease, but can in rare cases cause severe intracranial infection. This case illustrates that poor dental status can be life threatening, in particular for immunocompromised patients.