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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 86
 

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1 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College & Hospital, AMU, Aligarh, India
2 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India

Date of Web Publication6-May-2013

Correspondence Address:
Saifullah Khalid
Department of Radiodiagnosis, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital, AMU, Aligarh - 202 002
India
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Dear Sir,

We appreciate the interest shown in our case report [1] and the opportunity to clarify the queries raised by the learned reader. [2]

The definition of tuberculous abscess raised in the query is not entirely correct. [3] I would like to quote a recent study from a reputed institute of our country . [4] On histopathology, Chakraborti et al. found that tubercular abscess closely resembles pyogenic abscess and clues to tubercular origin were the presence of palisading epithelioid cells and sheets of foamy histiocytes . Also, demonstration of acid-fast bacilli in the wall of the abscess or necrotic content by microscopy or culture is essential to confirm the diagnosis of tuberculous abscess.

We agree that we should have discussed that in greater detail in our case report and we thank the reader for bringing it to our notice.

 
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1.Khalid M, Khalid S, Mittal S, Ahmad U. Intramedullary tubercular abscess with syrinx formation. J Pediatr Neurosci 2012;7:61-3.  Back to cited text no. 1
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2.Ramesh VG. Tuberculous abscess-the correct perspective. J Pediatr Neurosci 2013;8:85.  Back to cited text no. 2
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3.Whitener DR. Tuberculous brain abscess: Report of a case and review of the literature. Arch Neurol 1978;35:148-55.  Back to cited text no. 3
    
4.Chakraborti S, Mahadevan A, Govindan A, Nagarathna S, Santosh V, Yasha TC, et al. Clinicopathological study of tuberculous brain abscess. Pathol Res Pract 2009;205:815-22.  Back to cited text no. 4
    




 

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