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Title: Cerebral Tuberculoma of Right Frontal Lobe in an Unconscious Patient
Authors: Roka, Yam Bahadur
Roka, Narayani
Citation: RokaY. B., & RokaN. (2020). Cerebral Tuberculoma of Right Frontal Lobe in an Unconscious Patient. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council, 18(1), 138-141.
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher: Nepal Health Research Council
Keywords: Abscess
Central nervous system
Series/Report no.: Jan-Mar 2020;
Abstract: Abstract Cerebral tuberculoma of the brain are uncommon presentation of tuberculosis (1%). A 17-year female presented to the emergency with a Glasgow Coma Score of (eye-1, verbal-1 and motor-3), 5/15 bilateral fixed pupils with laborious breathing. The radiological features were suggestive of aintracerebral abscess/ glioma. Intraoperatively the brain was very tense and a large, vascular, mass was present that was excised completely. Her histopathology revealed features of tuberculoma and she was started on anti-tubercular treatment. She is discharged home with regular follow-up for the last 10 months.Cerebral tuberculoma although uncommon should be thought of in developing countries as differential of cystic enhancing lesions of the brain. Keywords: Abscess; central nervous system; glioma; tuberculoma; tuberculosis
Description: Case Report
ISSN: Print ISSN: 1727-5482; Online ISSN: 1999-6217
Appears in Collections:Vol. 18 No. 1 (2020): Vol. 18 No. 1 Issue 46 Jan-Mar 2020

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