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., et al.

JOURNAL OF TROPICAL PEDIATRICS, cilt.38, ss.116-118, 1992 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 38 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 1992
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1093/tropej/38.3.116
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF TROPICAL PEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.116-118

Özet

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.