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tuberculoma

(tjʊˌbɜːkjʊˈləʊmə)
n
a tumour or other mass that grows from a tuberculous lesion or caused by the tubercle bacillus
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Sixteen patients had secondary infertility and all were females; a majority of patients in this group had Sheehan's syndrome (n=8) followed by empty sella syndrome (n=3), partial empty sella syndrome (n=2), idiopathic cause (n=2) and tuberculoma (n=1).
Among the 83 intracranial lesions, 29 were diagnosed as meningioma, 23 as astrocytoma, 2 as oligodendroglioma, while we had 6 cases of pituitary adenoma and 4 cases of metastatic deposits to the brain, 3 cases of schwannoma, and 2 cases each of medulloblastoma, lymphoma and inflammatory pathology, an abscess, and a tuberculoma. There was also one case of retro-orbital dermoid cyst on cytology.
Patients who had mass lesions like tumor, neurocysticercosis, tuberculoma or abscess and CVT are presented with headache and vomiting.
The other patient was treated because of recurrent lung infection, presented at the age of eight months with respiratory failure, and was diagnosed as having primary cavitary TB and cerebral tuberculoma (10).
Cerebral infarction and tuberculoma in central nervous system tuberculosis: frequency and prognostic implications.
Levine classified hepatic TB into various forms of presentation such as military TB, primary pulmonary TB with liver involvement, primary liver TB, tuberculoma, and tuberculous cholangitis (4).
Each group was further subdivided based on causation; chronic migraine, CTTH, shortlasting unilateral neuralgiform headache with conjunctival injection (SUNCT), NDPH, medication overuse chronic cluster headache, and hemicrania continua being included in the first group whereas intracranial neoplasm (Glioma), neurocysticercosis and tuberculoma being included in the latter group.
The radiological findings typical of TBM, such as basilar meningeal enhancement, hydrocephalus, infarction and tuberculoma, were recorded.
The lesion is characterized by nonpainful tongue mass, an ulcer, a fissure, tuberculoma, diffuse glossitis, and nonhealing tongue lesion [23, 27, 29].