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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 52, No. 2, 2004, pp. 251-253
Bioline Code: ni04076
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Neurology India, Vol. 52, No. 2, 2004, pp. 251-253

 en Case Report - Subarachnoid spread of germinoma mimicking tuberculous meningitis
Suresh TN, Mahadevan Anita , Santosh Vani , Shankar SK


A case of pineal germinaoma spreading along the basal subarachnoid space, clinically and macroscopically at autopsy, resembling tuberculous basal arachnoiditis is reported. Need to carry out CSF cytology of even hemorrhagic CSF is stressed, to diagnose the condition.

Germinoma, tuberculous meningitis, basal meningitis

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