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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 278-279

Calvarial tuberculosis presenting as multiple osteolytic soft tissue lesions


1 Department of Radiology, St. Johnís Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Anatomy, St. Johnís Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Pathology, St. Johnís Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Reddy Ravikanth
St. Johnís Medical College, Bengaluru - 560 034, Karnataka
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/cjhr.cjhr_36_17

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Primary tuberculosis (TB) of the skull is a very rare entity scantily described in literature with 0.2%–1.3% of cases. The different radiological forms of calvarial TB described are - circumscribed lesions of the sclerotic and lytic type and diffuse TB of the cranium. Treatment for skull TB includes antituberculous therapy along with appropriate surgical intervention. Here, we present a case of calvarial TB presenting as multiple osteolytic soft tissue lesions.


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