Nabir V. Kanaan's research while affiliated with American University of Beirut and other places

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Article
An abscess involving an already present brain tumor is a rare occurrence. Two cases of an abscess superimposed on a brain tumor are presented and discussed. The medical literature is reviewed, and all reported cases are compared to our own. Only 15 cases of an abscess associated with a brain tumor were found in the literature, to which we add 2 of...

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... The most common presenting symptom seen was headache, which was present in six cases including our own [8,[11][12][13][14]. Hemiparesis and seizures were also common and seen in four patients [3,4,6,9,14,16,18]. An infective source was identified in a total of ten cases. ...