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Optochiasmatic tuberculoma causing progressive visual failure: when has medical treatment failed?
  1. W. S. Poon,
  2. A. Ahuja,
  3. A. K. Li
  1. Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T.


    A 5 year old girl with tuberculous meningitis developed progressive visual failure during in-patient anti-tuberculous chemotherapy due to an ophthochiasmatic tuberculoma. This was successfully managed by prolonged high-dose corticosteroids and continued anti-tuberculous therapy resulting in complete visual and psychosocial recovery.

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