From the case: Tuberculous abscess

H&E and Ziehl-Neelsen stains
Modality: Pathology (H&E and Ziehl-Neelsen stains)

- “ In the brain, tuberculosis can cause tuberculous meningitis, tuberculomas or tuberculous abscess. A tuberculous abscess has a capsule containing p...”

Used in the following article:

  • Intracranial tuberculous abscess - “ Intracranial tuberculous abscesses are an uncommon manifestation of CNS tuberculosis, far less frequently encountered than tuberculous meningitis ...”
  • Tuberculosis (intracranial manifestations) - “ Tuberculosis of the central nervous system can result from either haematogenous spread from distant systemic infection (e.g. pulmonary tuberculosi...”

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