Year : 2015  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 395-397

Tubercular brain and liver abscesses in an immunocompetent young male

1 Department of Medicine, University College of Medical Sciences, Dilshad Garden, Delhi, India
2 Department of Radio-Diagnosis, B J Medical College, Pune, India
3 Department of Radio-Diagnosis, Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi, India

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Nikhil Gupta
Department of Medicine, UCMS, Dilshad Garden, Delhi - 110 095
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DOI: 10.4103/0975-2870.150501

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Brain abscess is a very rare form of central nervous system tuberculosis. It is particularly uncommon in immunocompetant individuals. Tubercular brain abscess along with liver abscess is a rare phenomenon especially in an immunocompetent patient. We hereby report this rare presentation in a young immunocompetant male patient. Recognizing this rare clinical entity early is essential, as timely institution of antitubercular therapy can save the life.

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