Syringomyelia - a complication of meningitis – case report

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Syringomyelia following meningitis is a rare condition. This report summarizes the history of a 43 year old Indian male who developed arachnoiditis as a sequalae of tubercular meningitis. This later progressed to syringomyelia. The patient was treated with a syringo-subarachnoid shunt.

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Correspondence to A Kakar.

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Kakar, A., Madan, V. & Prakash, V. Syringomyelia - a complication of meningitis – case report. Spinal Cord 35, 629–631 (1997). https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.sc.3100420

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  • tuberculous meningitis
  • arachnoiditis
  • syringomyelia

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