Tuberculous brain abscess and subdural empyema in an immunocompetent child: Significance of AFB staining in aspirated pus

Tuberculous brain abscess and subdural empyema are extremely rare manifestations of central nervous system tuberculosis. Here, we report a case of an 11-year-old immunocompetent child who developed temporal lobe abscess and subdural empyema following chronic otitis media. A right temporal craniotomy...

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Main Authors: B Vijayakumar, K Sarin, Girija Mohan
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2012-01-01
Series:Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology
Online Access:;year=2012;volume=15;issue=2;spage=130;epage=133;aulast=Vijayakumar