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Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge

Rita Magalhães Moita, Vanessa Gorito, Sara Monteiro Cunha, Carolina Faria, Mafalda Sampaio, Margarida Tavares.

Abstract
Tuberculosis meningitis is the most severe extrapulmonary complication of tuberculosis. The authors present a case of an unvaccinated female infant with the initial suspicion of bacterial meningitis. However, due to the absence of therapeutical response, clinical worsening and given the imaging and laboratory findings, the diagnosis of pulmonary and meningeal tuberculosis was confirmed.

Key words: Bacille Calmette-Guérin, Child, Hydrocephalus, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Vaccination, Tuberculous meningitis


 
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Pubmed Style

Moita RM, Gorito V, Cunha SM, Faria C, Sampaio M, Tavares M. Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge. Int J Med Rev Case Rep. 2021; 5(2): 17-19. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.Meningeal-Tuberculosis-diagnostic


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Moita RM, Gorito V, Cunha SM, Faria C, Sampaio M, Tavares M. Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge. https://www.mdpub.net/?mno=9555 [Access: December 05, 2023]. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.Meningeal-Tuberculosis-diagnostic


AMA (American Medical Association) Style

Moita RM, Gorito V, Cunha SM, Faria C, Sampaio M, Tavares M. Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge. Int J Med Rev Case Rep. 2021; 5(2): 17-19. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.Meningeal-Tuberculosis-diagnostic



Vancouver/ICMJE Style

Moita RM, Gorito V, Cunha SM, Faria C, Sampaio M, Tavares M. Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge. Int J Med Rev Case Rep. (2021), [cited December 05, 2023]; 5(2): 17-19. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.Meningeal-Tuberculosis-diagnostic



Harvard Style

Moita, R. M., Gorito, . V., Cunha, . S. M., Faria, . C., Sampaio, . M. & Tavares, . M. (2021) Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge. Int J Med Rev Case Rep, 5 (2), 17-19. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.Meningeal-Tuberculosis-diagnostic



Turabian Style

Moita, Rita Magalhães, Vanessa Gorito, Sara Monteiro Cunha, Carolina Faria, Mafalda Sampaio, and Margarida Tavares. 2021. Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge. International Journal of Medical Reviews and Case Reports, 5 (2), 17-19. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.Meningeal-Tuberculosis-diagnostic



Chicago Style

Moita, Rita Magalhães, Vanessa Gorito, Sara Monteiro Cunha, Carolina Faria, Mafalda Sampaio, and Margarida Tavares. "Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge." International Journal of Medical Reviews and Case Reports 5 (2021), 17-19. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.Meningeal-Tuberculosis-diagnostic



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Moita, Rita Magalhães, Vanessa Gorito, Sara Monteiro Cunha, Carolina Faria, Mafalda Sampaio, and Margarida Tavares. "Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge." International Journal of Medical Reviews and Case Reports 5.2 (2021), 17-19. Print. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.Meningeal-Tuberculosis-diagnostic



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Moita, R. M., Gorito, . V., Cunha, . S. M., Faria, . C., Sampaio, . M. & Tavares, . M. (2021) Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge. International Journal of Medical Reviews and Case Reports, 5 (2), 17-19. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.Meningeal-Tuberculosis-diagnostic