|Year : 1998 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 152--155
Spinal epidural tuberculoma simulating prolapsed intervertebral lumber disc.
P Singh, VK Batish, S Sarup, PS Reddy, Singh Prakash
Department of Neurosurgery, Command Hospital (SC), Pune - 411 040, India
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.
Department of Neurosurgery, Command Hospital (SC), Pune - 411 040
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