Brain-stem tuberculoma. An analysis of 11 patients.

  title={Brain-stem tuberculoma. An analysis of 11 patients.},
  author={O. Talamas and Oscar H Del Brutto and Guillermo S Garc{\'i}a-Ramos},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  volume={46 5},
The clinical and radiologic findings in 11 patients with brain-stem tuberculoma were reviewed. Clinical manifestations included various combinations of focal signs and symptoms of subacute onset, similar to those produced by other space-occupying lesions of the brain stem. Evidence of systemic tuberculosis was found in six cases (55%). Computed tomography (CT) usually showed an isodense or hyperdense brain-stem mass with abnormal contrast enhancement; associated supratentorial granulomas were… CONTINUE READING


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