Brain Tuberculoma A Review

Morteza Salarzaei *,Anbari , Mahmood,
2017 Zenodo  
One of the most serious forms of meningitis is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which affects the lining of the meninges covering the brain and the spinal cord and is usually associated with high mortality and morbidity. One of the most serious complications of meningitis is intracranial tuberculoma. Methods: In this review article, the databases Medline, Cochrane, Science Direct, and Google Scholar were thoroughly searched to identify the studies Brain tuberculoma. In this review, the
more » ... rs published until early January 2017 that was conducted to study the Brain tuberculoma were selected. Findings :In most developed countries, resources, budgets, high standards of living and extensive pharmacotherapy have reduced tuberculosis in the past 40 years, and there is currently little problem with this disease; however, in developing countries, the disease is still a big problem. Conclusion: All patients with chronic meningitis should consider the possibility and risk of meningitis tuberculosis, and both central nervous system and eyes should be examined in order to guarantee the safety of these two organs. Keywords: Brain, tuberculoma
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1001015 fatcat:qxaw5uakyvbvdfj4ra54ojcahi