CLINICAL, LABORATORY, RADIOLOGICAL PROFILE OF TUBERCULOUS MENINGITIS AND PREDICTION OF PROGNOSTIC FACTORS IN SIX MONTHS OUTCOME

Dr. C. Komal, Dr. M. Jayasree

Abstract


Only cases with typical symptoms and signs were included. Age group of less than 16 years was not included. Small
sample size.
Objectives To study the clinical, laboratory & radiological features of tuberculous meningitis with special reference to the prognosis and outcome
after 6 months follow up.
Methods The study was conducted including the patients admitted in Acute medical Care and medical wards at Osmania General Hospital,
Hyderabad.
Results Majority of the patients are in the age group (16-35 yrs) 2nd, 3rd & 4th decades (30 out of 50) – 60%, 6 out of 50 are > 55 yrs age - 12%. No
patient is below 16 years or above 65 yrs.


Keywords


Laboratory, Radiological Profile of Tuberculosis Meningitis, Prognostic Factors.

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