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783 Possible Causes for Meningeal Tuberculosis

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus usually present with classic acute symptoms of hyperglycemia. These include: Polyuria (due to osmotic diuresis when blood glucose level exceeds renal threshold) Thirst (as a consequence of loss of fluids and electrolytes by osmotic diuresis) Postural hypotension (due to[…][]

  • Viral Meningitis

    KEYWORD Tuberculosis - aseptic meningitis syndrome - cerebrospinal lymphocytic pleocytosis REFERENCES 1 Starke J R.[] Late generalized tuberculosis: a clinical and pathologic analysis and comparison of 100 cases in preantibiotic and antibiotic eras.[] Differential diagnosis Partially treated bacterial meningitis Early fungal,tuberculosis Mycoplasma,listeria noeplastic 7.[]

  • Tuberculosis

    Meningeal tuberculosis is a medical emergency: it is the most severe, lethal and disabling form of tuberculosis. Early diagnosis and treatment can be lifesaving.[] CASE: A 61-year-old cardiac transplant recipient developed tuberculosis meningitis during treatment of miliary tuberculosis.[] Adjunctive corticosteroids may be beneficial in patients with tuberculous meningitis, tuberculous pericarditis, or miliary tuberculosis with refractory hypoxemia.[]

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    TB Meningitis M. tuberculosis can infect the meninges (the main membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord ).[] In most series more than 50% of patients with meningitis have abnormalities on chest film, consistent with an old or current tuberculous process and often miliary tuberculosis[] BCG vaccination in infants provides a certain degree of protection against serious forms of tuberculosis, especially tuberculous meningitis and disseminated tuberculosis.[]

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

    Moyamoya syndrome is associated with meningitis, tuberculosis, syphilis, head trauma, head irradiation, brain tumor, von Recklinghausen's disease, tuberous sclerosis, Marfan[] , meningitis, and encephalitis caused by aspergillosis, candidiasis, cryptococcosis, cytomegalovirus infection, toxoplasmosis, or herpes simplex.[] Without treatment, they could also develop severe illnesses such as tuberculosis, cryptococcal meningitis, severe bacterial infections and cancers such as lymphomas and Kaposi's[]

  • Meningeal Tuberculosis

    The current pessimism with which many pediatricians view miliary and meningeal tuberculosis is unwarranted.[] CONCLUSIONS: Children with previous miliary/meningeal tuberculosis did not have a major defect in the cytokine pathways studied.[] OBJECTIVE: Assessment of the in-hospital mortality in patients with meningeal tuberculosis.[]

  • Spinal Tuberculosis

    We present a patient with spinal intradural tuberculosis in the absence of both vertebral and meningeal tuberculosis.[] To report a case of optic neuropathy secondary to Linezolid, second line anti tuberculosis agent. 22 year Indian male with multidrug resistant spinal tuberculosis and TB meningitis[] […] was started on second line anti tuberculosis drugs.[]

  • Disseminated Tuberculosis

    We present two cases of tuberculous meningitis in Australian-born children.[] Risk Manag , 2013 , vol. 9 (pg. 9 - 26 ) 3 Tuberculosis , Lancet , 2011 , vol. 378 (pg. 57 - 72 ) 4 Tuberculous meningitis: more questions, still too few answers , Lancet[] We review the current literature surrounding management of paediatric tuberculosis and disseminated disease, emphasising the importance of prompt diagnosis and intervention[]

  • Fungal Meningitis

    Tuberculous Meningitis Tuberculosis in childhood may be followed tuberculous meningitis or it may occur as part of miliary tuberculosis.[] The causative organism is Mycobacterium tuberculosis . Antituberculous treatment should be started. Steroids are also indicated in these patients.[] There may be no evidence of systemic tuberculosis. Inflammation of the basilar meninges, shown by contrast-enhanced CT or MRI, suggests the diagnosis.[]

  • Miliary Tuberculosis of the Liver

    Tuberculous Meningitis And Miliary Tuberculosis: The Rich Focus Revisited.[] Corticosteroids may help if the pericardium or meninges are affected.[] Central Nervous System Tuberculosis Central nervous system tuberculosis includes tuberculous meningitis (the most common presentation), intracranial tuberculomas, and spinal[]

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