TB meningitis in the Czech Republic – new encounter with an old diagnosis after 20 years


Authors: T. Čábelová 1;  V. Dedek 1;  P. Kabíček 1;  K. Křepela 1;  Z. Rýznarová 2;  I. Pospíšilová 3;  H. Houšťková 1
Authors‘ workplace: Pediatrická klinika IPVZ, 1. LF UK a Thomayerova nemocnice, Praha, přednostka doc. MUDr. H. Houšťková, CSc. 1;  Radiodiagnostické oddělení, Thomayerova nemocnice, Praha, primářka MUDr. J. Votrubová, CSc. 2;  Oddělení klinické biochemie, Thomayerova nemocnice, Praha, primářka MUDr. K. Bořecká. 3
Published in: Čes-slov Pediat 2016; 71 (7-8): 345-350.
Category: Tuberculosis

Kazuistiky byly předneseny 15. 10. 2015 na 10. česko-slovenském kongresu dětské anestezie a intenzivní medicíny.

Overview

Authors present three pediatric cases of tuberculous meningitis treated in their department since 2013. Symptoms, laboratory and imaging results, therapy and current clinical state of the patients are discussed.

Key words:
tuberculous meningitis, TBC, vasculitis, hydrocephalus, salt wasting syndrome, coefficient of energy balance.


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Neonatology Paediatrics General practitioner for children and adolescents
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