Thursday, August 28, 2008

Tuberculosis-The Mimic

This is 31 yr old female who presented acute complaints, inhomogenously enhancing pathology was seen in the cerebllar vermis and a MRI diagnosis of neoplastic etiology was made. Patient underwent surgery and histopathologically turned out to be tubercular infection. Yet another reminder to the fact that TB can mimic any pathology, should be included in differential in endemic areas.

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