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Tuberculoma

Cerebral Tuberculomas are a rare and serious form of


tuberculosis due to haematogenous spread of
Mycobacterium Tuberculosis.

It occurs in approximately 1% of all patients with TB.

Monteiro,R.,et all.2013. Cerebral tuberculomas- A clinical challenge. Respiratory medicine case reports 9, 34.
Nicholas A. Be, Et al.,2009. Pathogenesis of Central Nervous System Tuberculosis. Current Molecular Medicine 9. 97
Thwaites,Guy.,2009. British Infection Society Guidelines For The Diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis of the central nervous
Treatment

Rock Et Al.,2008. Central Nervous System Tuberculosis : Pathogenesis and clinical


aspects. Clinical Microbiology Reviews 2. 253
Treatment

High dose corticosteroid


INH, Rifampisin, Pirazinamid, Ethambutol ( 2 months )
INH dan Rifampisin ( 10 months )
Operatif hidrosefalus or spinal cord TB

UKK Respirologi PP Ikatan Dokter Anak Indonesia. Tata laksana. Dalam:


Rahajoe NN, Basir D, Kartasasmita CB, penyunting. Pedoman nasional
tuberkulosis anak. Edisi ke-2. UKK Respirologi PP IDAI;2007.h.47-66