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Year : 1998  |  Volume : 46  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 152--155

Spinal epidural tuberculoma simulating prolapsed intervertebral lumber disc.

Department of Neurosurgery, Command Hospital (SC), Pune - 411 040, India

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Department of Neurosurgery, Command Hospital (SC), Pune - 411 040
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50 year old man presented with right sciatica syndrome of 10 months duration. Clinically and radiologically he seemed to have prolapse of intervertebral disc at L5 - S1. At surgery a well demarcated greyish yellow mas sticking to S1 root and adjacemt dura was found. Histology confirmed it to be tuberculoma. Patient was put on anti-tubercular chemotherapy and made good recovery.

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