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PARADA HEREDIA, Luis Daniel  and  ZENTENO PAREJA, Carlos. Tuberculous meningoencephalitis post primary. Rev Cient Cienc Méd [online]. 2015, vol.18, n.1, pp.59-62. ISSN 2077-3323.

Tuberculosis continues being one prevalent disease in Bolivia, which has serious problems in the diagnosis of extra-pulmonary forms with very few data on the effectiveness in treatment. Meningeal tuberculosis is one of the tuberculosis forms with biggest problems when establishing the diagnosis, with significant morbidity and mortality despite specific treatment. In this report, a case of meningeal tuberculosis is exposed in a 31 year old woman with acute onset of neurological symptoms, with a history prior contact with the disease. It's described a clinical laboratory, imagenology and findings in liquid In addition, a review of the literature aspect to the diagnosis and treatment of the entity.

Keywords : Tuberculosis; Tuberculous Meningeal; Central Nervous System.

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