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ALLMedicine™ Tuberculous Meningitis Center

Research & Reviews  374 results

Treatment and outcome in children with tuberculous meningitis - a multi-centre Paediatr...
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Thee S, Basu Roy R et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2021 - Currently, data on treatment, outcome, and prognostic factors in children with tuberculous meningitis (TBM) in Europe are limited. To date, most existing data on TBM originate from adult studies, or studies conducted in low-resource settings. Mult...

A case of idiopathic hypertrophic pachymeningitis with high adenosine deaminase in cere...
Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery; Kitagawa T, Komatsu T et. al.

Nov 28th, 2021 - Adenosine deaminase (ADA) in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) has been reported as useful to diagnose tuberculous meningitis and hypertrophic pachymeningitis (HP). The case of a 59-year-old woman with impaired vision and an auditory disturbance due to ma...

Infectious Meningitis and Encephalitis.
Neurologic Clinics; Bystritsky RJ, Chow FC

Nov 21st, 2021 - Infectious meningitis and encephalitis are associated with significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Acute bacterial meningitis is rapidly fatal and early recognition and institution of therapy are imperative. Viral meningitis is typically a ...

A study of glutamate excitotoxicity in seizures related to tuberculous meningitis.
Epilepsy Research; Tripathi A, Kalita J et. al.

Nov 21st, 2021 - Glutamate is a neurotransmitter that regulates approximately half of the nervous system, along with the sensory system. Glutamate excitotoxicity is related to seizures but its role in TBM-related seizure has not been reported to our best knowledge...

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Guidelines  1 results

British Infection Society guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis of...
The Journal of Infection; Thwaites G, Fisher M et. al.

Aug 1st, 2009 - SUMMARY AND KEY RECOMMENDATIONS: The aim of these guidelines is to describe a practical but evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of central nervous system tuberculosis in children and adults. We have presented guidance on tubercu...

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Drugs  196 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

Retrospective Real-word Study of Linezolid for the Treatment of Tuberculous Meningitis

Apr 2nd, 2019 - Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is the most serious form of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection, causing mortality and disability in more than half of the patients. Current standard treatment for TBM is based on those developed to treat pulmonary tu...

Diagnosis of Tuberculous Meningitis by ESAT-6 in CSF

Aug 20th, 2014 - Tuberculosis is a disease that carries a global health burden, and tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is one of the most serious clinical manifestations of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. The failure to promptly recognize and treat patients with TBM enable...

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News  8 results

Standard vs Intensified Therapy in Tuberculous Meningitis

Apr 6th, 2016 - Intensified Antituberculosis Therapy in Adults With Tuberculous Meningitis Heemskerk AD, Bang ND, Mai NTH, et al N Engl J Med. 2016;374:124-134 Study Summary Although early antituberculosis therapy and use of glucocorticoids improve survival among...

Dexamethasone Fails Against HIV-Related Fungal Meningitis

Feb 11th, 2016 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Treating HIV patients with six weeks of dexamethasone added to standard antifungal therapy for cryptococcal meningitis increased the seriousness of their infection and may increase the mortality rate, according to a new...

Tuberculous meningitis: Intensified anti-TB therapy not useful
Mary Ann Moon, Clinical Neurology News

Jan 13th, 2016 - Intensified antituberculosis therapy doesn’t appear to improve survival in adults with tuberculous meningitis, compared with standard treatment, according to a report published online Jan. 14 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

An overlooked laboratory report
Internal Medicine News;

Dec 2nd, 2014 - It naturally raises the question whether the original wrongdoer – in this case, the laboratory – continues to be liable, or whether the chain of causation has been broken by the intervening cause (the doctor’s negligence). In a federal case, the F.

Infectious Diseases: December 31, 2004

Jan 10th, 2005 - Other Infectious Diseases Studies Thwaites GE, Nguyen DB, Nguyen HD, et al. Dexamethasone for the treatment of tuberculous meningitis in adolescents and adults. N Engl J Med. 2004;351:1741-1751. The report is from the Oxford University Clinical Re...

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