Cerebral tuberculosis with expansion into brainstem tuberculoma. Report of two cases.

@article{Gropper1994CerebralTW,
  title={Cerebral tuberculosis with expansion into brainstem tuberculoma. Report of two cases.},
  author={Mitchell R. Gropper and Michael Schulder and Hatun Duran and Leo Wolansky},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={81 6},
  pages={
          927-31
        }
}
There are only scattered case reports of intracranial tuberculosis in industrialized nations; brainstem tuberculoma is even more unusual, accounting for 2.5% to 8% of all intracranial tuberculoma. In developing nations, however, central nervous system tuberculosis (CNS-TB) is not rare and intracranial tuberculoma may account for 5% to 30% of all intracranial masses. The authors present two cases of CNS-TB with expansion to brainstem tuberculoma in patients who were undergoing treatment and had… CONTINUE READING

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