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Histological surprise: callosal tuberculoma presenting as malignant glioma
  1. A RASHID CHOUDHURY
  1. 58 A Burton Road, Repton, Derby DE65 6FN

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    I read with great interest the recent case report by Fath-Ordoubadi et al.1 This is an excellent report and the authors are to be congratulated for their good work. They have clearly demonstrated their clinical wisdom. They confirmed the diagnosis through a biopsy as there is no specific clinical or radiological criterion for the diagnosis of tuberculoma of the brain.

    These patients usually present with symptoms and signs suggesting an intracranial space occupying lesion. There is generally no extracranial clinical features to suggest the diagnosis of active pulmonary or extrapulmonary tuberculosis nor any definite history of previous pulmonary infection.2 Biopsy of the mass lesion remains the scientific ideal for …

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