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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 51, No. 1, 2003, pp. 69-70
Bioline Code: ni03016
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Neurology India, Vol. 51, No. 1, 2003, pp. 69-70

 en Case Report - Tuberculous osteitis of clivus
B. Indira Devi, A. K. Tyagi, D. I. Bhat, V. Santosh


Tuberculous osteitis of clivus is rare. Its diagnosis is difficult because of the rarity of the site and the non-specific nature of the disease. Management consists of confirmation of diagnosis by biopsy and chemotherapy with anti-tubercular drugs. Meningitis may complicate the clinical course, increase morbidity and mortality.

Tuberculous osteitis, Cranial nerve palsies, CT scan, Transoral biopsy

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