Lumbar puncture requirement in acute hemiparesis: Diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis after hemiparesis in a child


ŞAHİN S., CANSU A., Kamasak T., EYÜBOĞLU İ., Esenulku G., Okten A. N.

CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, vol.30, no.12, pp.2139-2142, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00381-014-2454-z
  • Journal Name: CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2139-2142

Abstract

Background Infections are an important acquired cause of cerebral arteriopathy. Tuberculous (TB) meningitis leading to infectious cerebral vasculopathy is a rare cause of acute hemiparesis.