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Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge

Rita Magalh„es Moita, Vanessa Gorito, Carolina Faria, Sara Monteiro Cunha, 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 laboratorial findings, the diagnosis of pulmonary and meningeal tuberculosis was confirmed.

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


 
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Pubmed Style

Rita Magalh„es Moita | Vanessa Gorito | Carolina Faria | Sara Monteiro Cunha | Mafalda Sampaio | Margarida Tavares. Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.Meningeal-Tuberculosis-diagnostic


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Rita Magalh„es Moita | Vanessa Gorito | Carolina Faria | Sara Monteiro Cunha | Mafalda Sampaio | Margarida Tavares. Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge. http://www.mdpub.net/?mno=9555 [Access: March 10, 2021]. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.Meningeal-Tuberculosis-diagnostic


AMA (American Medical Association) Style

Rita Magalh„es Moita | Vanessa Gorito | Carolina Faria | Sara Monteiro Cunha | Mafalda Sampaio | Margarida Tavares. Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.Meningeal-Tuberculosis-diagnostic



Vancouver/ICMJE Style

Rita Magalh„es Moita | Vanessa Gorito | Carolina Faria | Sara Monteiro Cunha | Mafalda Sampaio | Margarida Tavares. Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.Meningeal-Tuberculosis-diagnostic



Harvard Style

Rita Magalh„es Moita | Vanessa Gorito | Carolina Faria | Sara Monteiro Cunha | Mafalda Sampaio | Margarida Tavares (2021) Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.Meningeal-Tuberculosis-diagnostic



Turabian Style

Rita Magalh„es Moita | Vanessa Gorito | Carolina Faria | Sara Monteiro Cunha | Mafalda Sampaio | Margarida Tavares. 2021. Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.Meningeal-Tuberculosis-diagnostic



Chicago Style

Rita Magalh„es Moita | Vanessa Gorito | Carolina Faria | Sara Monteiro Cunha | Mafalda Sampaio | Margarida Tavares. "Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge." doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.Meningeal-Tuberculosis-diagnostic



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Rita Magalh„es Moita | Vanessa Gorito | Carolina Faria | Sara Monteiro Cunha | Mafalda Sampaio | Margarida Tavares. "Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge." doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.Meningeal-Tuberculosis-diagnostic



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Rita Magalh„es Moita | Vanessa Gorito | Carolina Faria | Sara Monteiro Cunha | Mafalda Sampaio | Margarida Tavares (2021) Meningeal Tuberculosis: Still A Diagnostic Challenge. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.Meningeal-Tuberculosis-diagnostic