volume 27, issue 1, P134-136 2012
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2012.703351
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Abstract: Tuberculosis of the central nervous system (CNS) is a life threatening condition with 50% mortality in advanced disease and serious neurological deficits in those who survive. Tuberculous abscess is a rare manifestation of CNS tuberculosis, brainstem involvement being even rarer. The management of these conditions poses a great challenge to the treating physician. We report a case of large tubercular abscess of pons which increased in size on anti-tubercular treatment, but showed excellent improvement followin…

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