Case report: hypothalamic tuberculoma associated with secondary panhypopituitarism.

@article{Flannery1993CaseRH,
  title={Case report: hypothalamic tuberculoma associated with secondary panhypopituitarism.},
  author={Michael T. Flannery and Shriti Pattani and Paul M. Wallach and Elaine Warner},
  journal={The American journal of the medical sciences},
  year={1993},
  volume={306 2},
  pages={
          101-3
        }
}
Tuberculosis of the central nervous system remains quite rare in developed countries, accounting for only 0.53% of cases of tuberculosis in the United States. The most common form of intracranial tuberculosis is tuberculous meningitis; however, involvement may also take the form of a solid granulomatous mass (tuberculoma), which accounts for 15% to 30% of the neurosurgical cases in developing countries. An unusual case of a hypothalamic tuberculoma is presented in a man, who initially presented… CONTINUE READING