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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Tuberculous meningitis

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Tuberculous meningitis includes:

  • 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

Tuberculous meningitis as a complication:

Other conditions that might have Tuberculous meningitis as a complication might be potential underlying conditions. The list of conditions listing Tuberculous meningitis as a complication includes:

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Tuberculous meningitis, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Tuberculous meningitis. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Tuberculous meningitis. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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