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Tuberculous Meningitis Acute Neurologic (TBAN) Score of Saitoh et al for Predicting Severe Neurologic Sequelae in Pediatric Tuberculous Meningitis

Purpose:

To evaluate a child with tuberculous meningitis using the Tuberculous Meningitis Acute Neurologic (TBAN) score of Saitoh et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

A17

Description:

Saitoh et al developed the Tuberculous Meningitis Acute Neurologic (TBAN) score for evaluating children with tuberculous meningitis. This can help identify patients who may benefit from closer monitoring for neurologic sequelae. The authors are from the University of California, Children's Hospital and United States Naval Hospital in San Diego.

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