Experiences and Conceptualisation of Spinal Intramedullary Tuberculoma Management

  title={Experiences and Conceptualisation of Spinal Intramedullary Tuberculoma Management},
  author={Manish Jaiswal and Ashok Gandhi and Achal Sharma and Radhey Shyam Mittal},
  booktitle={Korean Journal of Spine},
OBJECTIVE Spinal intramedullary tuberculoma (SIMT) is rare, accounting for 2/100,000 cases of tuberculosis and only 0.2% of all cases of central nervous system(CNS) tuberculosis. We share our experiences of 11 cases of this entity for improving diagnosis and conceptualize the management of this rare disease. METHODS The clinical profile, radiological data and management of 11 cases of SIMT which were managed either conservatively or by surgical intervention during last 27 years (1987-2014… CONTINUE READING


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