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Effect of medical treatment on intracranial tuberculoma--a CT study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4024278     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Computerized tomography (CT) provides a non-invasive method for making a reasonably confident diagnosis of intracranial tuberculosis and an opportunity to study the response to treatment. Using this facility a series of 50 patients with intracranial tuberculomas, whose vision or life was not threatened by severe intracranial hypertension, were treated with antituberculosis chemotherapy. Most of the small and medium sized lesions resolved completely. Central liquefaction was observed in one case while only three failed to respond to treatment, there was one death. Three illustrative cases have been reported in detail.
Authors:
P N Tandon; S Bhargava
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Tubercle     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0041-3879     ISO Abbreviation:  Tubercle     Publication Date:  1985 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-09-04     Completed Date:  1985-09-04     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1273730     Medline TA:  Tubercle     Country:  SCOTLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  85-97     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Antitubercular Agents / therapeutic use
Brain Diseases / drug therapy,  radiography*
Child
Child, Preschool
Female
Humans
Infant
Male
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*
Tuberculoma / drug therapy,  radiography*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antitubercular Agents

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