The pathology and pathogenesis of tuberculous encephalopathy and myeloradiculopathy: a comparison with allergic encephalomyelitis

@article{Dastur1986ThePA,
  title={The pathology and pathogenesis of tuberculous encephalopathy and myeloradiculopathy: a comparison with allergic encephalomyelitis},
  author={Darab K. Dastur},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={1986},
  volume={2},
  pages={13-19}
}
The pathology and pathogenesis of tuberculous encephalopathy are reviewed. They confirm the findings in a smaller series previously published. The main features were: (1) diffuse brain edema and myelin pallor in the majority of specimens; (2) microvascular distension or necrosis with perivascular macrophage reaction and greater demyelination; (3) focal glial nodules in the white matter; (4) less frequently, hemorrhagic lesions in the presence of mild-to-moderate tuberculous meningitis (TM), but… CONTINUE READING
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