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Santral Sinir Sistemi Tutulumu ile Ortaya Çikan Bir Dissemine Tüberküloz Olgusu

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    ABSTRACT: SUMMARY MULTIPLE INTRACRANIAL TUBERCULOMAS: CASE REPORTS OF THREE IMMUNOCOMPETENT CASES Single or multiple intracranial tuberculomas are rare lesions and thought to occur most frequently in patients with HIV positive, drug addiction, immunosupression, homeless, immigrated in developed countries. It is also, not rarely, repor- ted in immunocompetent patients in developing and non-developed countries. Three immunocompetent cases with int- racranial tuberculomas, who were presented here, had no definite risk factors. All of them were male and average age was 30 years. Pulmonary tuberculosis, disseminated tuberculosis and miliary tuberculosis were present in the first, second and third case, respectively. All cases received antituberculous therapy with corticosteroids. In this article, 3 cases with intracranial tuberculomas were discussed with microbiological, clinical and radiological features.

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