Tuberculous meningitis

Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Tuberculosis of central nervous system
Tuberculosis of the meninges
Tuberculoma of the brain
Tuberculoma of the spinal cord

Tuberculous meningitis, also known as TB meningitis or tubercular meningitis, is a specific type of bacterial meningitis caused by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection of the meninges—the system of membranes which envelop the central nervous system.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
22.06.2018 – 20:39 CEST