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J Korean Neurosurg Soc. 1989 Jun;18(6):961-965. Korean. Original Article.
Sung YS , Kim SJ , Park SP , Kang JK , Doh JO .
Department of Neurosurgery, National Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.

The authors report a extemely rare case of primary cerebellar nocardial abscess. Cerebral nocardiosis is arare disease and often fatal, and commonly spreaded from nocardiosis of lung or skin. Total excision of abscess and medication with sulfonamide is the treatment of choice. The patient was treated by continuous external dirainage with intermittent irrigation of abscess cavity by sulfonamide and given with sulfonamide for 10 months.

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