Tubercular meningitis with therapeutic paradox

Anil KH [1] , Basavaraja GV [2] , Govindraj M [3]


Tubercular meningitis is not so uncommonly associated with clinical deterioration while on treatment, which is observed 2-3months after starting the treatment, sometimes upto 18 months. A 12 year old boy presented with fever and cough of 1 week duration, evaluated and diagnosed to have disseminated tuberculosis. Anti-tubercular therapy was started. While on treatment child was apparently normal for about 2 months and then developed signs of meningo-encephalitis. On evaluation with MRI imaging, found to have new onset multiple subcentimetric ring enhancing lesions in both cerebral hemispheres suggestive of tuberculomas. This is due to improved delayed type of hypersensitivity observed after starting treatment for active tubercular infection. This condition responds well to steroids and does not warrant change of drug regimen.

Tubercular meningitis, therapeutic paradox
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Yazar: Anil KH

Yazar: Basavaraja GV

Yazar: Govindraj M

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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 8 Ocak 2014

Bibtex @ { jps202297, journal = {Journal of Pediatric Sciences}, issn = {}, eissn = {1309-1247}, address = {}, publisher = {Bilal YILDIZ}, year = {2014}, volume = {6}, pages = { - }, doi = {10.17334/jps.37892}, title = {Tubercular meningitis with therapeutic paradox}, key = {cite}, author = {Kh, Anil and Gv, Basavaraja and M, Govindraj} }
APA Kh, A , Gv, B , M, G . (2014). Tubercular meningitis with therapeutic paradox . Journal of Pediatric Sciences , 6 (0) , . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/jps/issue/19090/202297
MLA Kh, A , Gv, B , M, G . "Tubercular meningitis with therapeutic paradox" . Journal of Pediatric Sciences 6 (2014 ): <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/jps/issue/19090/202297>
Chicago Kh, A , Gv, B , M, G . "Tubercular meningitis with therapeutic paradox". Journal of Pediatric Sciences 6 (2014 ):
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ISNAD Kh, Anil , Gv, Basavaraja , M, Govindraj . "Tubercular meningitis with therapeutic paradox". Journal of Pediatric Sciences 6 / 0 (Ocak 2014): - .
AMA Kh A , Gv B , M G . Tubercular meningitis with therapeutic paradox. Journal of Pediatric Sciences. 2014; 6(0): -.
Vancouver Kh A , Gv B , M G . Tubercular meningitis with therapeutic paradox. Journal of Pediatric Sciences. 2014; 6(0): -.
IEEE A. Kh , B. Gv ve G. M , "Tubercular meningitis with therapeutic paradox", Journal of Pediatric Sciences, c. 6, sayı. 0, Oca. 2014, doi:10.17334/jps.37892