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Meningitis, Tuberculous

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Synonyms of Meningitis, Tuberculous

  • TBM
  • Tuberculous Meningitis

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Tuberculous Meningitis (TBM) is a form of meningitis characterized by inflammation of the membranes (meninges) around the brain or spinal cord and caused by a specific bacterium known as Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In TBM, the disorder develops gradually. Treatment with antibiotics and other drugs is usually effective against the infection.

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