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Tuberculous meningitis as a complication of sarcoidosis
  1. Anthony Hopkins1
  1. National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, Queen Square, London


    In two patients with well established sarcoidosis, the acute onset of meningitis proved to be due to tuberculosis rather than to an extension of sarcoid granulomata to the meninges. The cerebrospinal fluid changes are very similar, and the differential diagnosis rests on a search for Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

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    • 1 Present address: Department of Neurology, St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, EC1A 7BE.