COMPARISON OF CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH TUBERCULOUS MENINGITIS IN ELAZIG, TURKEY


GOKCE C., KIHC S., MUNGEN B., ARISOY E. S. , ARISOY A. E. , GUVENC H., ...More

JOURNAL OF TROPICAL PEDIATRICS, vol.38, no.3, pp.116-118, 1992 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 1992
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/tropej/38.3.116
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF TROPICAL PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.116-118

Abstract

Retrospective evaluation of 16 cases of tuberculous meningitis revealed that BCG vaccination and tuberculin positivity were rare in pediatric as well as adult patients. Children with disease had developmental retardation and a high rate of maternal illiteracy as compared to normal controls.