Meningitis caused by M. tuberculosis. Onset may be gradual with fatigue, fever, vomiting, weight loss, irritability, headache, progressing to confusion, focal neurological deficits, meningeal irritation, till coma.
- For diagnosis: check CSF (raised protein, lymphocytosis), look for possible primary TB site
- Refer to hospital
- Treat as per pulmonary TB but continuation phase is 10 months instead of 4 (2RHZE/10RH)
- See tuberclosis for more information