Intercranial tuberculomas

Case contributed by Dr Utkarsh Kabra

Presentation

Headache and neurological deficit.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

The study reveals multiple focal discrete and conglomerate lesions with hypointense centre on T2W scans and mild to moderate perilesional oedema in left frontoparietal, occipital and temporal lobes, suggestive of tuberculomas

Case Discussion

Although the diagnosis has not been formally proven, in an endemic area appearances are very suggestive of the diagnosis. 

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Case Information

rID: 50786
Case created: 21st Jan 2017
Last edited: 5th Feb 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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