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Serial MRI to determine the effect of dexamethasone on the cerebral pathology of tuberculous meningitis: an observational study.

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BACKGROUND: Adjunctive dexamethasone increases survival from tuberculous meningitis, but the underlying mechanism is unclear. We aimed to determine the effect of dexamethasone on cerebral MRI changes and their association with intracerebral inflammatory responses and clinical outcome in adults treated for tuberculous meningitis. METHODS: Cerebral MRI was undertaken, when possible, at diagnosis and after 60 days and 270 days of treatment in adults with tuberculous meningitis admitted to two ho...

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Thwaites, GE More by this author
Macmullen-Price, J More by this author
Nguyen, TD More by this author
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Journal:
The Lancet. Neurology
Volume:
6
Issue:
3
Pages:
230-236
Publication date:
2007-03-05
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EISSN:
1474-4465
ISSN:
1474-4422
URN:
uuid:35a4af3b-78e0-4c9c-a22e-816bb71d8797
Source identifiers:
33765
Local pid:
pubs:33765

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