Isoniazid-resistant intracranial tuberculoma treated with a combination of moxifloxacin and first-line anti-tuberculosis medication.

@article{Lee2011IsoniazidresistantIT,
  title={Isoniazid-resistant intracranial tuberculoma treated with a combination of moxifloxacin and first-line anti-tuberculosis medication.},
  author={Wha-Yong Lee and Mirella Ling and Gavin Anderson and Shailendra Achawal and Hiten K Thaker},
  journal={Journal of medical microbiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={60 Pt 10},
  pages={
          1550-2
        }
}
We report a case of a previously healthy 23-year-old Somalian care assistant. She presented with a 4 month history of persistent occipital headaches associated with intermittent nausea and vomiting. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging of the brain showed a large enhancing lesion in the right cerebellar hemisphere with surrounding ring lesions, suggestive of an intracranial neoplasm with metastases. However, tuberculoma of the brain was confirmed based on histology of the excision… CONTINUE READING

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