Devastating yet treatable complication of tuberculous meningitis: The resistant TB abscess

Andronikou S. ; Greyling P.J. (2009)


Introduction: Tuberculous abscesses may be resistant to medical treatment and may cause devastating complications. Case report: Such a lesion persisted in a child treated for tuberculous meningitis and resulted in a seizure with prolonged anoxic damage to the brain. The imaging findings are typical and these lesions should be considered for surgical management. © 2009 Springer-Verlag.

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