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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 87-90

Cerebral aspergilloma mimicking tumoral mass: A diagnostic dilemma


1 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Chirayu Medical College and Hospital, Bhainsakhedi, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

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Dr. Jyoti Valecha
Department of Radiodiagnosis, Chirayu Medical College and Hospital, Bhainsakhedi, Near Bairagarh, (Bhopal-Indore Highway), Bhopal - 462 030, Madhya Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1115-1474.134620

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Intracranial aspergillosis infection is very rare in immunocompetent patients. Among its varied presentations a solitary intracranial mass is very uncommon. It is usually misdiagnosed as tumor or abscess. A high index of clinical suspicion coupled with an early diagnosis can potentially be life saving. Because of its rarity in the immunocompetent patient and difficultly in preoperative diagnosis we illustrate this case.


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