The role of cerebrospinal fluid shunting in tuberculous meningitis

Ross Bullock, J. R. Van Dellen

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Abstract

Twenty-three patients with severe tuberculous meningitis who underwent cerebrospinal fluid shunting within the first month of illness were reviewed nine months later. The criteria for and results of the use of cerebrospinal fluid shunts in tuberculous meningitis are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)274-277
Number of pages4
JournalSurgical Neurology
Volume18
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982
Externally publishedYes

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Meningeal Tuberculosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts

Keywords

  • cerebrospinal fluid
  • periventricular lucency
  • shunting
  • tuberculous meningitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Surgery

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The role of cerebrospinal fluid shunting in tuberculous meningitis. / Bullock, Ross; Van Dellen, J. R.

In: Surgical Neurology, Vol. 18, No. 4, 01.01.1982, p. 274-277.

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Bullock, Ross ; Van Dellen, J. R. / The role of cerebrospinal fluid shunting in tuberculous meningitis. In: Surgical Neurology. 1982 ; Vol. 18, No. 4. pp. 274-277.
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