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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Char, Gurendra; Morgan, Owen St.C.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Pathology
Article Title
Tuberculous encephalopathy: A rare complication of pulmonary tuberculosis
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
2000
Volume ID
49
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
70-72
Language
eng
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
A case of tuberculous encephalopathy, a rare form of neuro- tuberculosis, is reported in a 16-year-old girl who had pulmonary tuberculosis and extensive cerebral demyelination. The clinical, laboratory and pathological features of this entity are highlighted and the pathogenesis discussed.