Giant posterior fossa tuberculoma in immunocompetent adults

Publication date: March 2020Source: Human Pathology: Case Reports, Volume 19Author(s): Sofiene Bouali, Kamel Bahri, Alia Zehani, Khalil Ghedira, Khansa Abderrahmen, Jalel KallelAbstractIntracranial tuberculoma mostly occurs in supratentorial location in adult patients and there are isolated cases with Infratentorial tuberculoma reported in the literature in the last 10 years. A 49-year-old man presented with progressive staggering gait and headache for 3 months and was diagnosed with a giant cerebullar tuberculoma. Although rare, our case demonstrates that tuberculoma should be considered in the differential diagnosis of infratentorial tumor in immunocompetent adults.
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