mediastinal lymphadenopathy can cause left vocal cord paralysis.
The few reported cases in Europe might be related to lack of awareness and to clinical signs and symptoms that mimic tuberculous
meningitis: a lymphocytic pleocytosis with an elevated protein level and a low glucose level in CSF, together with a hydrocephalus and subependymal and leptomeningeal contrast enhancement on magnetic resonance imaging (10).
Neurological IRIS may present as meningitis, intracerebral tuberculoma(s), tuberculous
brain abscess, radiculomyelitis or spinal epidural abscess.
osteomyelitis in young children J Paediatr Orthop.
In the era prior to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), neurological disorders were the first manifestation of AIDS in 7-20% of patients and prevalence rates of opportunistic neurological infections, including cryptococcal meningitits (CM), tuberculous
meningitis and progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), ranged from 39-70%.
This case is presented to remind us that tuberculous
meningitis should be included in the differential diagnosis of central nervous system pathologies in patients diagnosed with SLE.
Sultan FA, Fatimi S, Jamil B, Moustafa SE, Mookadam F Tuberculous
endocarditis: valvular and right atrial involvement.
If an inspection of a carcass reveals tuberculous
lesions in more than one organ or region, it is declared unfit for human consumption and destroyed, but if only the lymph nodes in one organ or part of the carcass is infected, then that area is removed and the rest is considered safe to enter the food chain.
The concept of the Rich focus as the cause of tuberculous
meningitis is controversial.
In this article, we present a rare case of tuberculous
tenosynovitis of the wrist flexor tendons.
Pattern of tuberculous
lymphadenitis diagnosed by fine needle aspiration cytology at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria.
of cases All trauma 69 General surgical 57 Cardiac disease 52 Septic shock 19 Non-tuberculous
respiratory disease 19 Tetanus 15 Upper airway obstruction 14 Uterine rupture 13 Acute soft tissue infections 12 Tuberculous
disease 12 Severe malaria 8 End-stage HIV 6 Guillan Barre Syndrome 6 Eclampsia 5 Thyroidectomy 5 Other 49 Total 361 ICU = intensive care unit, HIV = human immunodeficiency virus.