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central nervous system tuberculosis (DOID:1638)
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abdominal tuberculosis +  
bacterial meningitis +   
central nervous system tuberculosis +   
Tuberculosis of the brain, spinal cord, or meninges (TUBERCULOSIS, MENINGEAL), most often caused by MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS and rarely by MYCOBACTERIUM BOVIS. The infection may be limited to the nervous system or coexist in other organs (e.g., TUBERCULOSIS, PULMONARY). The organism tends to seed the meninges causing a diffuse meningitis and leads to the formation of TUBERCULOMA, which may occur within the brain, spinal cord, or perimeningeal spaces. Tuberculous involvement of the vertebral column (TUBERCULOSIS, SPINAL) may result in nerve root or spinal cord compression. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp717-20)
Lyme Neuroborreliosis  
lymph node tuberculosis +  
miliary tuberculosis 
Neurosyphilis +  
pericardial tuberculosis 
pleural tuberculosis +   
skeletal tuberculosis +  
urogenital tuberculosis +   

Exact Synonyms: tuberculoma of brain ;   tuberculosis of meninges and central nervous system ;   tuberculous abscess of brain
Primary IDs: MESH:D020306
Alternate IDs: RDO:0006769
Xrefs: ICD9CM:013.2 ;   ICD9CM:013.20
Definition Sources: MESH:D016862,

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