CLINICAL CASE A 6-year old boy had high temperature with sw
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Jatin Prajapati
CLINICAL CASE

A 6-year old boy had high temperature with sweats during sleep, marked tachycardia and loss of weight. He also had the complaints of headache, neck stiffness and vomiting. The liver was found to be slightly enlarged. The following are the laboratory findings of this boy.


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S●●●●●g K●●●t
S●●●●●g K●●●t General Medicine
Decreased CSF suger with loss of weight and these all at 6 yr of age, highly likely to having tuberculous meningitis
Jun 25, 2017Like3
Dr. F●●●l A●●●m
Dr. F●●●l A●●●m Paediatrics
TBM may be disseminated form of TB as liver is enlarged..need to do a CXR as well..what is the cell count of CSF?
Jun 28, 2017Like1
Dr. V●●●y K●●●r
Dr. V●●●y K●●●r Internal Medicine
Bacterial meningitis.... In tb sugar will be normal /slight low but low sugar is suggestive of bacterial meningitis... Get cell count, Tc, dc of CSF staining, ada testing...
Jul 2, 2017Like1