Role of computerized tomography Guided Stereotactic Surgery in the management of Interacranial tuberculomas

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Shahzad Shams
Iftikhar Ali Raja

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In 7 patients computerized tomography guided stereotactic technique was used in the manajgement of intracranial tuberculomas. Four patients had a definit histological diagnosis of a tuberculoma, 2 showed chornic inflammation and gliosis, in 1 aspiration there was no procedure related mortality. Computerized tomography guided steeotactic biposy helps in management of intracranial tuberculomas by confirming diagnosis histologically which can then be treated medically. It avoids empirical treatment of intracranial lesions and avoids complications associated with excision.

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Shams S, Raja IA. Role of computerized tomography Guided Stereotactic Surgery in the management of Interacranial tuberculomas. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Sep. 5 [cited 2022 Dec. 9];10(2). Available from: https://jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/562
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