Ischemic infarction in 25 children with tuberculous meningitis.

@article{Leiguarda1988IschemicII,
  title={Ischemic infarction in 25 children with tuberculous meningitis.},
  author={Ram{\'o}n E. Leiguarda and Michel Berthier and Sergio E. Starkstein and Marc Nogu{\`e}s and P Lylyk},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1988},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={
          200-4
        }
}
Twenty-five cases (38%) of ischemic infarction occurred among 65 cases of tuberculous meningitis in patients less than 14 years of age. The male:female ratio was 1.3:1. The most frequent clinical findings were meningeal signs, fever, alteration of consciousness, cranial nerve involvement, seizures, and focal neurologic deficit. Twenty-three patients had anterior circulation infarcts, and two more had infarcts in the vertebrobasilar territories. Distribution of infarcts in the anterior… CONTINUE READING

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