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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 500-502

Recurrent paradoxical tuberculosis with chest wall abscess and optochiasmatic tuberculoma


1 Department of Paediatric Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sanjay Verma
Department of Paediatric Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/JPN.JPN_90_18

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New-onset clinical or radiological symptoms in a patient with tuberculosis pose diagnostic treatment challenges, which can be due to treatment failure, disease relapse, or paradoxical response. We describe an adolescent case of recurrent paradoxical response complicating tuberculous meningitis. The first paradoxical tuberculosis presented as chest wall abscess, which was complicated by uniocular, gradually progressive, painless loss of vision after 6 months.






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