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Simultaneous occurrence of mumps meningoencephalitis and tuberculosis meningitis

Kalis N.N. ; Donald P.R. ; Burger P.J. ; Becker W.B. (1989)

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Accurate early diagnosis of meningitis and institution of appropriate therapy are matters of urgency. The clinical and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) findings in viral meningoencephalitis, however, may at times be difficult to distinguish from the early stages of tuberculous meningitis. This case report describes the diagnostic confusion arising from the unusual simultaneous occurrence of tuberculous meningitis and mumps meningoencephalitis.

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