Retrospective study of 23 pathologically proven cases of central nervous system tuberculomas

Bayindir C., Mete O., Bilgic B.

CLINICAL NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSURGERY, vol.108, no.4, pp.353-357, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Introduction: Extrapulmonary manifestations of tuberculosis involving the central nervous system (CNS) due to haematogenous spread are not a rare entity. It presents as meningitis or tuberculoma. Tuberculoma is a granulomatous inflammatory process mimicking a neoplasm radiologically, so usually a biopsy is performed.