Advances in diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of intracerebral tuberculomas in the last 50 years. Report of 21 cases.

@article{Artico1999AdvancesID,
  title={Advances in diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of intracerebral tuberculomas in the last 50 years. Report of 21 cases.},
  author={Marco Artico and G M De Caro and S. Carloia and Maurizio Salvati and M Tortelli D'Ambrosio and Roberto Delfini},
  journal={Neuro-Chirurgie},
  year={1999},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={129-33}
}
Intracranial tuberculosis accounts for less than 0.2% of intracranial space-occupying lesions diagnosed and treated in western countries, while it still represents a major neurosurgical finding in underdeveloped countries. The introduction of chemotherapeutic agents for the treatment of tubercular infection, as well as the general improvement in the socio-economic status of the population as a whole, have both played an important role in the dramatic reduction of intracranial tuberculomas in… CONTINUE READING

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