Predictors of stroke and its significance in the outcome of tuberculous meningitis.

  title={Predictors of stroke and its significance in the outcome of tuberculous meningitis.},
  author={Jayantee Kalita and Usha K Misra and Pradeep Pankajakshan Nair},
  journal={Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association},
  volume={18 4},
BACKGROUND AND AIM We sought to study the frequency and predictors of stroke in tuberculous meningitis (TBM) and its prognostic significance. DESIGN This was an observational study in a tertiary care teaching hospital. METHODS In all, 122 patients with TBM aged 4 to 82 years diagnosed on the basis of clinical, cerebrospinal fluid, and magnetic resonance imaging criteria were prospectively evaluated. Severity of meningitis was graded into stage I to III. Magnetic resonance imaging was done… CONTINUE READING


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