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Tubercular meningitis

Introduction: Tubercular meningitis

Description of Tubercular meningitis

Tubercular meningitis (medical condition): Tuberculous meningitis is an infection of the membranes...more »

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Tuberculous meningitis:
  »Introduction: Tuberculous meningitis
  »Symptoms of Tuberculous meningitis
  »Causes of Tuberculous meningitis
  »Treatments for Tuberculous meningitis

Tubercular meningitis: Related Topics

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Tubercular meningitis: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Tubercular meningitis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Tubercular meningitis, or a subtype of Tubercular meningitis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Tubercular meningitis as a Disease

Tubercular meningitis: Another name for Tuberculous meningitis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Tuberculous meningitis
  »Symptoms of Tuberculous meningitis
  »Causes of Tuberculous meningitis
  »Treatments for Tuberculous meningitis

Tubercular meningitis: Related Diseases

Tubercular meningitis: Tubercular meningitis is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Tubercular meningitis

Some of the causes of Tubercular meningitis are included in the list below:

  • Tuberculous meningitis is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that causes tuberculosis. The bacteria spreads to the brain from another site in the body
  • AIDS
  • Excessive alcohol use
  • Other disorders that compromise the immune system
  • Pulmonary tuberculosis

Symptoms of Tubercular meningitis (Tuberculous meningitis)

Some of the symptoms of Tubercular meningitis incude:

Treatments for Tubercular meningitis (Tuberculous meningitis)

Treatments for Tubercular meningitis (Tuberculous meningitis) include:

  • Treatment involves several antitubercular drugs at the same time, as it does for pulmonary tuberculosis. Treatment usually lasts for at least 12 months. Systemic steroids may also be used

Treatment of Tubercular meningitis: For more treatment information about Tubercular meningitis, see treatment of Tuberculous meningitis (Tubercular meningitis)

Tubercular meningitis: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Tubercular meningitis:

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Terms Similar to Tubercular meningitis:

Source - NIH

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