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Jurnal Oftalmologi Indonesia

ISSN 1693-2587

Vol. 7 / No. 2 / Published : 2009-12

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Original Article :

Bilateral papil atrophy in a case with intracerebellar tuberculoma

Author :

  1. Ria Sandy Deneska*1
  2. Erna Emiliyah*2
  3. Lukisiari*3
  4. Gatot Soehartono*4
  5. Diany Yogiantoro*5
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine Airlangga University/Dr. Soetomo General Hospital, Surabaya

Abstract :

The aim of the study is to report a rare case of bilateral papil atrophy in a case with intracerebellar tuberculoma. A 12 year old girlwas referred to ophthalmologist by neurosurgeon with decreased visual acuity. Her visions were getting worse after she got fever andseizure one year previously. In 2006, she was diagnosed having skin tuberculosis but she discontinued taking anti tuberculosis agents.Her right eye vision was light perception, whereas the left eye was no light perception. Funduscopic examination showed bilateralpale optic discs. CT scan showed tuberculoma in left cerebellar hemisphere with communicating hydrocephalus. The chest X-ray wasnormal. The neurosurgeon planned to perform operation for the hydrocephalus and tuberculoma for life saving

Keyword :

tuberculosis, tuberculoma, bilateral papil atrophy,

References :

Dutt AK,(2006) Epidemiology and Host Factors. In (Schlossberg D,ed) Tuberculosis and Non Tuberculosis Mycobacterial Infections San Francisco : Mc Graw Hill

Garg RV,(1996) Diagnosis of Intracranial Tuberculom - : Ind J Tub

Wakisaka S, Soejima T, Matsuoka S,(1987) Cerebellar Tuberculoma, A Case Report and Article Review Tokyo : Neurol Med Chir

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