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Tuberculoma in the Meckel's cave: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10514587     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of an intracranial tuberculoma located within the confines of the Meckel's cave is presented. The patient was young, non-immunocompromised and otherwise in good health. The granuloma mingled with the fibres of the trigeminal nerve. The lesion mimicked a trigeminal neurinoma in its clinical presentation, preoperative investigations and intraoperative consistency and vascularity. The rarity of the location and possible mode of transmission of infection to this site is discussed. The literature on this subject is briefly reviewed.
Authors:
A Goel; T Nadkarni; A P Desai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology India     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0028-3886     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol India     Publication Date:  1999 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-11-30     Completed Date:  1999-11-30     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0042005     Medline TA:  Neurol India     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  238-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, 400012, India.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Cavernous Sinus / pathology
Female
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Trigeminal Nerve / pathology*
Tuberculoma, Intracranial / diagnosis*,  surgery

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