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Tuberculous meningitis

Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is a non suppurative inflammatory disease of meninges and spinal membranes caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. About 5% ~ 15% of patients with extrapulmonary tuberculosis involve the nervous system, among which tuberculous meningitis is the most common, accounting for about 70% of nervous system tuberculosis. In recent years, the incidence rate and mortality of TB have increased gradually due to the mutation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the lag of anti tuberculosis drugs and the increase of AIDS patients.

Symptoms

Spinal cord injury

Spinocerebellar degeneration

Giant gyrus malformation

Spinocerebellar ataxia

Spinal ischemic disease

Spinal cord infarction

Dystonia

Myasthenia syndrome

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Myotonic myopathy

Tuberous sclerosis

Progressive muscular dystrophy

Progressive spinal muscular atrophy

Progressive bulbar paralysis

Acute enteritis

Acute pancreatitis

Alcoholic hepatitis

Acute gastritis

Alcoholic cirrhosis

Thyroid tumor

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