Paradoxical Reaction in a case of Brain Tuberculoma


  • Dr. Vasantrao Pawar Medical College Hospital and Research Center, Department of TB Chest, Nashik, India


A 15 year old male was diagnosed to have central nervous system (cns) tuberculosis with ataxia. After starting him on conventional anti tuberculous treatment he deteriorated both clinically and radiologically. On investigation the diagnosis of drug resistant tuberculosis was ruled out and corticosteroid treatment was added. Eventually patient improved symptomatically and had good weight gain.


Brain, Paradoxical reaction, Tuberculoma

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