Tuberculoma

Case contributed by Dr Praveen Jha

Presentation

Fever and seizures since one month

Patient Data

Age: 31
MRI

Post contrast images show conglomerate ring enhancing lesion in left parietal lobe.

Tuberculoma: T2W Coronal FLAIR image shows a T2 hyperintense lesion in left parietal lobe with marked perilesional edema.

Case Discussion

CSF study reveals increased lymphocytes and protein with decreased sugar level.

T2W images and C+ images show small conglomerate ring enhancing lesions in left parietal lobe with associated perilesional edema. Mild leptomenigeal enhancement is seen.

A diagnosis of CNS tuberculosis was made.

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Case information

rID: 8838
Case created: 3rd Mar 2010
Last edited: 17th Sep 2015
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