Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 25, Issue 3, pp 165–170 | Cite as

Imaging intracranial tuberculosis in childhood

  • D. H. Jamieson
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Abstract

A morphologically based imaging review of intracranial tuberculosis in childhood is presented. The computed tomography and magnetic resonance features of parenchymal tuberculoma, tuberculous meningitis and meningeal/meniningocerebral tuberculoma are illustrated. Recent insight into the nature of tuberculoma necrosis and its magnetic resonance correlation is reviewed. Pathogenesis, relevant clinical background and the role of modern imaging is discussed.

Keywords

Public Health Compute Tomography Tuberculosis Meningitis Tuberculous Meningitis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. H. Jamieson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyRed Cross War Memorial Children's HospitalRondeboschSouth Africa

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