Tuberculosis with meningitis, myeloradiculitis, arachnoiditis and hydrocephalus: a case report.

@article{Liao2010TuberculosisWM,
  title={Tuberculosis with meningitis, myeloradiculitis, arachnoiditis and hydrocephalus: a case report.},
  author={Pin-Wen Liao and T T Chiang and Mei-Ching Lee and Cheng-Hua Huang},
  journal={Acta neurologica Taiwanica},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={189-93}
}
PURPOSE Involvement of the central nervous system (CNS) by tuberculosis is rare; it can affect either immunocompromised or immunocompetent people. CASE REPORT Here, we report a case of tuberculosis with CNS involvement. We present the case of an immunocompetent young man who developed fever, subacute headache, disturbance of consciousness, paraparesis, sphincter dysfunction, and hypoesthesia. The final diagnosis was tuberculous meningitis, myeloradiculitis and arachnoiditis based on clinical… CONTINUE READING

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