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Clinicoradiological features of tuberculous meningitis in patients over 50 years of age
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    Absence of CT scan changes in TBM in the above 50: a few questions remain

    Dear Editor,

    Srikanth et al have provided vital information on Tuberculous meninigitis in patients above the age of 5o years in their article: "Clinicoradiological features of tuberculous meningitis in patients over 50 years of age J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2007; 78: 536-538" However, a few points are of note: In their data, since the diagnosis of TBM is based on several criteria, it is important to know how m...

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    CT of tuberculous meningitis in HIV positive patients

    Dear Editor,

    We read with interest the paper by Srikanth et al. regarding the CT findings associated with tubercuous meningitis in patients older than 50 [1]. The reported data support a reduced prevalence of abnormal CT findings compared with previously published results in younger patients. However, we are concerned by the analogy made in the discussion between CT findings in old and HIV positive patients with t...

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