Case Report: Unusual computed tomographic features of intracranial tuberculoma: a case report

  • MO Obajimi Department of Radiology, University College Hospital, Ibadan
  • AM Agunloye Department of Radiology, University College Hospital, Ibadan
  • A Adeolu Department of Neurosurgery, University College Hospital, Ibadan
  • EEU Akang Department of Pathology, University College Hospital, Ibadan

Abstract

A case report of a 57-year old woman who presented with signs and symptoms of intracranial mass. Computed tomographic (CT) and clinical features were unusual and suggestive of a parasaggital Meningioma. However an accurate diagnosis of a tuberculoma was made at surgery and histopathological examination.

(Nig J Surg Res 2003; 5: 67 – 69)

Key words: Intracranial tuberculoma, computed tomography, meningioma

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