Volume 16, Issue 54 (Oct 2006)                   J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2006, 16(54): 114-119 | Back to browse issues page

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Saffar M, Ghafari Saravi V. Tuberculous meningitis in a 3 month old infant a case report . J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci. 2006; 16 (54) :114-119
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Tuberculosis especially tuberculous meningitis rarely accurs before 3 months of age. Though treatable, it may be fatal despite modern treatment. The diagnosis of congenital TB/TB meningitis should be considered in any neonate/infant with pneumonia –meningitis who fails to respond to conventional treatment, particularly in a child from ethnic or socioeconomic environment where tuberculosis is prevalent.
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