Because tuberculosis of the skull is a relatively unusual occurrence, it may not be immediately recognized. It responds readily to chemotherapy and should be suspected in disseminated tuberculosis or in any draining lesion of the skull that is sterile or fails to respond to conventional antibiotic therapy.
(Arch Intern Med 136:1154-1156, 1976)
Scoggin CH, Schwarz MI, Dixon BW, Durrance JR. Tuberculosis of the Skull. Arch Intern Med. 1976;136(10):1154-1156. doi:10.1001/archinte.1976.03630100066017