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Extensive calvarial tuberculosis presenting as exophytic ulcerated growth on scalp in an infant: an interesting case report with review of literature.
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PMID:  23615854     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
INTRODUCTION: Extrapulmonary skeletal involvement of calvarium in tuberculosis is very uncommon and presentation in an infant has never been reported. It usually presents as a painless scalp swelling, often with a discharging sinus. DISCUSSION: We report here a case of extensive calvarial tuberculosis seen in an infant presenting as exophytic ulcerated growth on the scalp. Differential diagnosis, neuroimaging, and management issues with pertinent literature are reviewed.
Pankaj Dawar; Deepak Kumar Gupta; Bhawani Shankar Sharma; Aruselvi Jyakumar; Shivanand Gamanagatti
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-4-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1433-0350     ISO Abbreviation:  Childs Nerv Syst     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
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Created Date:  2013-4-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503227     Medline TA:  Childs Nerv Syst     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 110029, India,
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