Tuberculoma of the central nervous system.

  title={Tuberculoma of the central nervous system.},
  author={Arthur R. Delance and Michael M Safaee and Michael C. Oh and Aaron J. Clark and Gurvinder Kaur and Matthew Sun and A. W. Bollen and Joanna J Phillips and Andrew T. Parsa},
  journal={Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia},
  volume={20 10},
Tuberculosis is among the oldest and most devastating infectious diseases worldwide. Nearly one third of the world's population has active or latent disease, resulting in 1.5 million deaths annually. Central nervous system involvement, while rare, is the most severe form of tuberculosis. Manifestations include tuberculoma and tuberculous meningitis, with the majority of cases occurring in children and immunocompromised patients. Despite advancements in imaging and laboratory diagnostics… CONTINUE READING


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