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infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the meninges (the tissues that surround the brain or spinal cord) usually caused by a bacterial infection

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Tuberculous meningitis in adults: a review of a decade of developments focusing on prognostic factors for outcome.
No Etiology CT Brain CT Brain abnormal Normal (n=40) (n=3) n % n % 1 AGN with hypertensive 0 0 i 2.5 encephalopathy 2 Bacterial Meningitis 0 0 2 5 3 Cerebellitis 0 0 0 0 4 Complex Febrile seizures 0 0 IS 37.5 5 Late onset HDN 1 33.3 0 0 6 Neurocysticercosis 0 0 0 0 7 Simple Febrile seizures 0 0 0 0 8 Tuberculous Meningitis 2 66.7 2 5 9 Tuberous sclerosis 0 0 0 0 10 Unprovoked Seizure 0 0 16 40 11 Viral encephalitis 0 0 4 10 S.
In Tuberculous Meningitis patients, 33 (60.0%) were males while in non Tuberculous Meningitis participants, 35 (63.6%) were males.
KEYWORDS: Medical imaging, Pericarditis, Tuberculous meningitis.
Evaluation of enzymes in pyogenic and tuberculous meningitis. J Assoc Physicians India 2006;54:118-21.
Key words: Tuberculous meningitis, cryptococcal meningitis, HIV, neurological manifestation, CD4.
Moxifloxacin based regimen (group I) versus standard treatment for tuberculous meningitis (group II) were compared.
Twenty years of pediatric tuberculous meningitis: A retrospective cohort study in the Western Cape of South Africa.
Clinical stages of tuberculous meningitis, cerebrospinal fluid analysis and computerised tomography brain findings were noted for each patient.
Bokkerink et al., "Pharmacokinetics of Moxifloxacin in Cerebrospinal Fluid and Plasma in Patients with Tuberculous Meningitis," Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol.
Of the seven patients who died, three had pyogenic meningitis, and three other subjects were diagnosed as having neuro-carcinomatosis, herpetic encephalitis, and tuberculous meningitis. For one patient, the etiologic diagnosis of CNS involvement remained unknown.
Early initiation of HAART resulting in IRIS has been described in patients with tuberculous meningitis, and the evidence remains mixed for those with cryptococcosis [15].
On T1 gadolinium-enhanced images, a thick and diffuse leptomeningeal enhancement on the surface of brain and basal cisterns similar to that described in tuberculous meningitis has been documented in all DLGNT patients [1].
Zarandi, "A five years study of tuberculous meningitis in Iran," Iranian Journal of Pathology, vol.