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MRI to demonstrate diagnostic features and complications of TBM not seen with CT
Background: Computed tomography (CT) findings in children with tuberculous meningitis (TBM) often do not explain the clinical presentation and may even be normal. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has the potential to ...
Cavitating pulmonary tuberculosis in children: Correlating radiology with pathogenesis
Background: Cavitating pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) is generally known as a disease of adults, with children typically having features of primary PTB. Objective: To group children with PTB and cavities according to possible ...
CT features of tuberculous intracranial abscesses in children
Background: Intracranial tuberculous (TB) abscesses still cause a diagnostic dilemma on both CT and MRI as they may mimic neoplasms. Recognition of TB abscesses may prompt further imaging and appropriate trial of therapy, ...
Distribution of brain infarction in children with tuberculous meningitis and correlation with outcome score at 6 months
Background: Prognostic indicators for tuberculous meningitis (TBM) offer realistic expectations for parents of affected children. Infarctions affecting the basal ganglia are associated with a poor outcome. Objective: To ...
Magnetic resonance imaging of miliary tuberculosis of the central nervous system in children with tuberculous meningitis
Background: Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is closely associated with miliary tuberculosis and a pathogenetic relationship is suspected, although it has been proposed that the two processes are unrelated. Objective: To ...