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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00381-014-2454-z
  • Title of Journal : CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Page Numbers: pp.2139-2142


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.