This is a unique report of a patient diagnosed antemortem with mild to moderate signs of retrobulbar cellulitis, secondary brain abscessation and absent neurological signs. Ocular ultrasound yielded a negative result whereas MRI supported the diagnosis and confirmed the need for immediate surgery. The cause was confirmed to have been the migrating grass seed foreign bodies that were surgically retrieved from the abscess inside the calvarium before medical treatment and resolution of clinical signs.
- Foreign Body
- Intracranial Abscess
- Received May 7, 2014.
- Revision received August 20, 2014.
- Accepted August 21, 2014.
- British Veterinary Association
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