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Dural Tuberculoma Mimicking En Plaque Meningioma: Case Report

Tatarli, Necati MD; Güçlü, Bülent MD; Süslü, Hikmet T. MD; Şenol, Özgür MD; Yavuzer, Dilek MD; Hiçdönmez, Tufan MD

doi: 10.1097/WNQ.0000000000000174
Case Reports

Intracranial tuberculoma, a form of central nervous system tuberculosis, is a space-occupying mass of granulomatous tissue. Dural tuberculoma mimicking an en plaque meningioma is very rare. We report on a 64-year-old male patient who underwent surgery for a dural tuberculoma mimicking en plaque meningioma.

Departments of *Neurosurgery

Pathology, Dr Lütfi Kirdar Kartal Education and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

The authors declare no conflict of interest.

Reprints: Necati Tatarli, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, Dr Lütfi Kirdar Kartal Education and Research Hospital, Şemsi Denizer Cad. E-5 Karayolu Cevizli, Mevkii 34890 Kartal, İstanbul, Turkey (e-mail: necatitatarli@yahoo.com).

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