F. L. JENNINGS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Tuberculoma of the spinal cord may develop within the substance of the cord itself (the intramedullary form), or within the spinal canal external to the cord (the extramedullary form). The following report is of a case of intramedullary tuberculoma. Such instances are of infrequent occurrence. The case reported is the only one observed in the 5,344 tuberculous patients in our records. Kernohan, Woltman and Adson1 in a group of 51 cases of intramedullary cord tumors found only one case of tuberculoma. In 1922 Thalhimer reviewed the literature and collected 52 reported cases of intramedullary tuberculoma of the spinal cord; with
JENNINGS FL. TUBERCULOMA OF THE SPINAL CORD1. Ann Intern Med. ;7:1240–1243. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-10-1240
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(10):1240-1243.
Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections, Neurology.
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