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Cerebral tuberculoma
  1. P Dennison G Rajakaruna
  1. Oxford Chest Unit, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr P Dennison
    Oxford Chest Unit, Churchill Hospital, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK; paddydennison{at}

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A 22 year old HIV negative Asian woman was diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) following onset of cough, fevers, and weight loss. A chest radiograph showed bilateral reticulonodular shadowing and bronchoscopy cultured fully sensitive Mycobacterium tuberculosis. She began routine quadruple therapy and her symptoms resolved.

Four months into treatment she developed an occipital headache, tinnitus and …

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