alexa Optochiasmatic tuberculoma causing progressive visual failure: when has medical treatment failed?
Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

Journal of Meningitis

Author(s): Athanasios A Koutinas

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A 5 year old girl with tuberculous meningitis developed progressive visual failure during in-patient anti-tuberculous chemotherapy due to an ophthochiasmatic tuberculoma. This was successfully managed by prolonged high-dose corticosteroids and continued anti-tuberculous therapy resulting in complete visual and psychosocial recovery.

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This article was published in Brain and Language and referenced in Journal of Meningitis

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