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An unusual case of primary intracranial germinoma with diffuse subarachnoid spread masquerading as tuberculous meningitis


1 Department of Neurosurgery, Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Pathology, Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, New Delhi, India

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Amit Kumar Sharma,
Department of Neurosurgery, Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, New Delhi - 110 002
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DOI: 10.4103/ajns.AJNS_174_20

Central nervous system (CNS) germinomas often extend or disseminate into the ventricular and subarachnoid space. We present a case of primary CNS germinoma consisting mainly of meningeal dissemination, which is extremely unusual and must be kept in the differential diagnosis.


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