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An 82-year-old man with a history of pulmonary tuberculosis in 1947 presents with left body weakness and neglect. Imaging and subsequent biopsy reveal that recurrent tuberculosis was the cause. Mass lesions in the brain of the patient with tuberculosis may develop as a reaction to the tubercle bacillus and consist of which of the following?
a. Dysplastic central nervous system (CNS) tissue
b. Caseating granulomas
c. Heterotopias
d. Colobomas
e. Mesial sclerosis
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An 82-year-old man with a history of pulmonary tuberculosis in 1947 presents with left body weakness and neglect. Imaging and subsequent biopsy reveal that recurrent tuberculosis was the cause. Mass lesions in the brain of the patient with tuberculosis may develop as a reaction to the tubercle bacillus and consist of which of the following?
a. Dysplastic central nervous system (CNS) tissue
b. Caseating granulomas
c. Heterotopias
d. Colobomas
e. Mesial sclerosis
b. Caseating granulomas
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