Tuberculoma with hydrocephalus

Case contributed by Dr G Balachandran


Fever, seizures.

Patient Data

Age: Two months

Plain CT brain showed a 1.1 x 1.0 cm round hypodense lesion in the right  frontal lobe. There was dilatation of all the ventricles, basal cisterns. The anterior fontanelle was bulging. 

On the post-contrast study there was dense enhancement of basal meninges, and dense ring enhancement (4 mm) of the right frontal lobe lesion.

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Case information

rID: 5254
Published: 27th Dec 2008
Last edited: 8th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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