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MR Imaging of Disseminated Tuberculosis of the Brain in a Patient with Miliary Tuberculosis : Initial Findings and Changes Six Months after Antituberculous Therapy
Jae Ho Jang, Jae Woo Lim, Soon Lee Jung, Kyuchul Choeh, Taeil Han
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(12):1596-1600.   Published online December 15, 2002
A 23-month-old girl visited with chronic cough and her chest radiograph showed miliary tuberculosis. There was no neurological abnormality. But CSF findings showed WBC 22/mm3(lymphocyte 20%, neutrophil 80%) and positive result of polymease chain reaction(PCR) for M. tuberculosis. MR imaging showed multiple ring enhanced nodules and ovoid nonenhancing bright signal lesion on the cerebrum, cerebellar parenchyme, and left basal ganglia....
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Trend of Tuberculous Meningitis since 1970
Jeong A Park, Chang Weon Oh, Kyoung Sim Kim, Yong Wook Kim, Ki Bok Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1996;39(11):1527-1537.   Published online November 15, 1996
Purpose : The incidence of tuberculous meningitis has reportedly decreased from 4.2% in 1970 to 1.8% in 1990 in Korea; however, tuberculous meningitis, which spreads hematogenously, claiming majority of mortality in childhood tuberculosis, still poses serious problems. This study was performed to evaluate the recent trend of tuberculous meningitis. Methods : We compared with three groups of tuberculous meningitis, two were our previous reports on...
A Study on the Diagnostic Value of Cerebrospinal Fluid Adenosine Deaminase Activity in Children with Tuberculous Meningitis
Won Kyu Choi, Mee Kyung Namgoong, Hae Yong Lee, Hwang Min Kim, Jae Seung Yang, Jong Soo Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(1):88-97.   Published online January 15, 1992
Tuberculous meningitis is still relatively common infectious disease of central nervous system in korea. The prognosis of tuberculous meningitis is closely related to the state at which treatment if started. Adenosine deaminase (ADA) is an enzyme which irreversibly hydrolyzes adenosine into inosine and ammonia. Recent investigations have suggested that the measurement of ADA activities in cerebrospinal fluid is useful in the...
Brain CT and clinical finding in tuberlous meningitis.
Moon Chan Kim, Chan Yung Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(10):1391-1399.   Published online October 31, 1991
In this study, we evaluated clinical symptoms, neurologic findings, CSF examinations and prognosis of patients who were diagnosed to have tuberculous meningitis at Pusan National University Hospital and Gospel Hospital from march, 1983 to december, 1989. 1) Mean age was 3 years and 8 months and the percentage of patients under 6 years old was 71.9%. The male to female ration was 2.2:1. 2) Fever and vomiting...
Lateral Ventricular Indices in tuberculous Meningitis.
Ja Wook Koo, Hang Bo Cho, In Joon Seol, soo Jee Moon, Hahng Lee, Keun Soo Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(8):984-991.   Published online August 31, 1988
Computed tomography is a very valuable method by which the pathogenic evolution of tuberculous meningitis may be followed, thereby facillitating its differential diagnosis and controlling the effi- ciency of therapy, and assessing the degree of hydrocephalus. Fifteen cases of clinically proven intracranial tuberculosis were studied by lateral ventricular indices of brain computed tomography in our hospital during last 3 years. The results were as follows: 1)...
Clinical Review of Tuberculous Meningitis in Children.
Hyung Kook Kim, Mi Aie Han, Jong Wan Kim, Chang Kyu Oh, Mahn Kyoo Yang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(7):892-900.   Published online July 31, 1988
147 Cases of tuberculous meningitis who were admitted to the pediatric department of St. PauFs Hospital, Catholic University Medical College from Jan. 1972 to Dec. 1985 were reviewed clinically. The results were as follows 1) The sex ratio, male to female was 1.2:1 2) The age incidence was highest under the age of 1 and 84.4% of the petients were under the age of 6 years. 3) The seasonal...
A Clinical Observation on Meningitis in Infancy and Childhiid.
Jin Kyu Park, Eui Hyung Kim, Tae Ju Hwang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1984;27(6):554-562.   Published online June 30, 1984
The authors observed 333 cases of meningitis (aseptic 96, purulent 113, tuberculous 124) in infancy and childhood, who admitted to the Department of Pediatrics of Chonnam University Hospital during the period of 5 years from 1976 to 19,80. The results were summarized as follows: 1)Annual incidence had not tendency to increasing for 5 years. 2)Peak age incidence of meningitis was...
Comuted Tomographic Findings in Tuberculous Meningitis.
H Y Chung, K J Kim, T C Kwon, Y D Kwon, C M Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1983;26(7):675-680.   Published online July 31, 1983
14 cases of clinically proven tuberculous meningitis were studied by computed tomography at Keimyung University, School of Medicine during the period of 23 months from April 1980 through Februrary 1982. We obtained some results through C-T scan. We observed the clinical progress of the disease to the abnormal C-T findings and investigated the relationship between C-T findings and prognosis of the patients.57.1 % of tuberculous...
CNS Lesions in Tuberculous Meningitis.
Hee Young Shin, Jung Hwan Choi, Jeong Kee Seo, Kyung Mo Yeon, Kwang Wook Ko, Hahn Woong Choe
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1983;26(3):213-219.   Published online March 31, 1983
Clinical features of 20 patients who were diagnosed as tuberculous meningitis at Seoul National University Hospital from Jan. ’82 to Dec. ’82 were analyzed with special respect to their computed tomographic findings of the brain. Age at the onset of the disease ranged from 7 month. to 12 9/12 year with the mean age of 3 11/12 year. Fifteen cases were under...
Clinical Study on Tuberculosis in Infancy and Early Childhood.
Kong Youb Han, Ki Hyun Yoon, Kyung Hae Park, Sung Hwan Kim, Chan Yung Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(8):807-815.   Published online August 31, 1982
The following result were obtained through the clinical review of 78 cases with severe tuberculosis under the age of 5 years admitted at Department of Pediatrics, busan National University Hospital during the period of january, 1974 through December, 1980. 1) Incidence of severe tuberculosis in infancy and early chilhood is noticed as 49.3% in tuberculous menigitis, 16.0% in miliary tuberculosis...
Clinical Observations on Tuberculous Meningitis in Childhood.
Seung Joon Park, Young Soo Yoon, You Nam Kim, Ki Bok Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1981;24(8):723-734.   Published online August 15, 1981
A clinical study was carried out on patients with tuberculous meningitis who were admitted to the Department of Pediatrics, Kwangju Christian Hospital during a 9 year period from January, 1971 to December, 1979. The following results were obtained. 1) About 3/4 of all cases were under the age of 6, the majority being between the age of one and three....
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