An intracerebral mass: tuberculosis or sarcoidosis?

Tuna, Tibel; Ozkaya, Sevket; Dirican, Adem; Erkan, Levent
May 2013
BMJ Case Reports;May2013, p1
Academic Journal
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • Zerebrale Rundherde unter TNF-α-Blocker-Therapie bei vorbestehender Sarkoidose und Sakroiliitis. Merwald-Fraenk, H.; Piper, B.; Mörtlbauer, H.; Welcker, M.; Vallbracht-Ackermann, I.I. // Zeitschrift für Rheumatologie;Dec2012, Vol. 71 Issue 10, p908 

    This article reports the case of a 55-year-old man who presented with aphasia caused by intracerebral lesions and had a history of pulmonary sarcoidosis. Due to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-resistant spondyloarthritis TNF-alpha inhibitor treatment was started after a negative tuberculosis...

  • The Chameleon Disease. Dajer, Tony // Discover;Mar2001, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p23 

    Presents a medical case of sarcoidosis in New York, New York. Decline of oxygen level in the blood; Accumulation of cell masses in the chest lymph nodes; Connection of the disease with tuberculosis; Unpredictability of the disease; Use of steroids in the treatment.

  • The Diagnosis of Sarcoidosis. Israel, Harold L. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jun68, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p1323 

    Provides information on the diagnosis of sarcoidosis. Potency and specificity of the Kveim reaction; Use of organ biopsy for the diagnosis of sarcoidosis; Association between tuberculosis and sarcoidosis.

  • Meme Kanseri Tanılı Olguda EndobronÅŸiyal Granülomatöz Lezyon Ayırıcı Tanısı. İLİAZ, Sinem; İLİAZ, Raim; ARSEVEN, Orhan // Journal of Kartal Training & Research Hospital / Kartal Egitim v;2015, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p255 

    Tuberculosis is common in Turkey and must be considered in differential diagnosis of granulomatous diseases. Granulomatous diseases such as sarcoidosis and malignancy are difficult to distinguish from granulomatous reaction of tuberculosis, as it is not always possible to visualize tuberculosis....

  • Analysis of humoral responses to proteins encoded by region of difference 1 of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in sarcoidosis in a high tuberculosis prevalence country. Agarwal, Ritesh; Gupta, Dheeraj; Srinivas, Rajagopala; Verma, Indu; Aggarwal, Ashutosh N.; Laal, Suman // Indian Journal of Medical Research;Jun2012, Vol. 135 Issue 6, p920 

    A letter to the editor is presented on humoral responses to proteins encoded by region of difference 1 of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in sarcoidosis in a high tuberculosis prevalence country.

  • Screening for Differentially Expressed Proteins Relevant to the Differential Diagnosis of Sarcoidosis and Tuberculosis. Du, Shan-Shan; Zhao, Meng-Meng; Zhang, Yuan; Zhang, Peng; Hu, Yang; Wang, Liu-Sheng; Zhou, Ying; Li, Qiu-Hong; Li, Yan; Du, Yu-Kui; He, Xian; Li, Nan; Yin, Zhao-Fang; Wei, Ya-Ru; Weng, Dong; Li, Hui-Ping // PLoS ONE;9/14/2015, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p1 

    Background: In this study, we sought to identify differentially expressed proteins in the serum of patients with sarcoidosis or tuberculosis and to evaluate these proteins as markers for the differential diagnosis of sarcoidosis and sputum-negative tuberculosis. Methods: Using protein...

  • Sarcoidosis Following Sputum Positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis: A Rare Entity. Ganguly, Satyaki; Ganguly, Dhiman // Indian Journal of Dermatology;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p76 

    The article features a case of co-existing pulmonary tuberculosis and sarcoidosis in a 28-year-old male with a sputum positive pulmonary tuberculosis presented with asymptomatic red rashes that have spread all over the body. The author believes that sarcoidosis and tuberculosis share both...

  • Intracerebral mass lesion diagnosed as cryptococcoma in a patient with sarcoidosis, a rare opportunistic manifestation induced by immunosuppression with corticosteroids. Jung, Alexander; Korsukewitz, Catharina; Kuhlmann, Tanja; Richters, Malte; Fischer, Bernhard; Niederstadt, Thomas; Fegeler, Wolfgang; Minnerup, Jens; Young, Peter; Husstedt, Ingo // Journal of Neurology;Oct2012, Vol. 259 Issue 10, p2147 

    Cryptococcal infection of the central nervous system (CNS) typically affects patients with HIV infection. In addition, opportunistic infections can also occur during immunosuppressive therapies. Some patients develop cryptococcal meningitis. Cryptococcomas, however, are rarely observed. A...

  • Etanercept/prednisolone.  // Reactions Weekly;8/10/2013, Issue 1465, p18 

    An abstract of the article "Intracerebral lesions after TNF-alpha inhibitor therapy with pre-existing sarcoidosis and sacroiliitis," by H. Merwald-Fraenk anc colleagues is presented.

  • Is micropapular sarcoidosis tuberculosis? Ridgway, Hilary A.; Ryan, Terence J. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Feb1981, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p140 

    Three cases of micropapular sarcoidosis are reported. Two of the cases have a history of tuberculosis and all three cases have atypical patterns of Kveim and Mantoux reactivity. The similarities between this form of sarcoidosis and lichen scrofulosorum or lichenoid tuberculid are observed and...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics