Year : 2015  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 22-23

Diagnosis of tubercular brain abscess through ocular manifestation

Department of ophthalmology, Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

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Dr. Smita Anand
Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi, Jharkhand
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-9171.164497

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Central nervous system tuberculosis is a severe form of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis. It mainly presents as meningitis or tuberculoma. Tubercular brain abscess (TBA) is a rare manifestation of tuberculosis in an immunocompetent patient. We report a case of TBA who presented to us due to the defective vision and headache.

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