Nigerian Journal of Ophthalmology

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

Diagnosis of tubercular brain abscess through ocular manifestation


Smita Anand, Kumar Rajiv, Ranjan Ashis 
 Department of ophthalmology, Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Smita Anand
Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi, Jharkhand
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Anand S, Rajiv K, Ashis R. Diagnosis of tubercular brain abscess through ocular manifestation.Niger J Ophthalmol 2015;23:22-23


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Anand S, Rajiv K, Ashis R. Diagnosis of tubercular brain abscess through ocular manifestation. Niger J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2015 [cited 2022 Oct 7 ];23:22-23
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