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Papilledema secondary to tuberculous meningitis in a patient with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24060305     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
CASE REPORT: The case is presented of a 29-year-old woman who complained of headache over a period of several days, with loss of visual acuity and pain in her left eye. She had a 3-year history of type 1 diabetes mellitus, and was an immigrant from Ecuador. The funduscopic examination revealed a papilledema. The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) study of the cerebrospinal fluid was positive for Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB). She showed a marked improvement after treatment with anti-TB drugs.
DISCUSSION: About a third of the world's population has a latent infection of MTB, comorbidity between diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis has been reported, particularly in undeveloped countries.
Authors:
J P Caire Estévez; S González-Ocampo Dorta; P Sanz Solana
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archivos de la Sociedad Espanola de Oftalmologia     Volume:  88     ISSN:  1989-7286     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol     Publication Date:  2013 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-9-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1304603     Medline TA:  Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG; SPA     Pagination:  403-406     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Sociedad Española de Oftalmología. Published by Elsevier Espana. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Servicio de Oftalmología, Hospital Universitario Dr. Peset, Valencia, España. Electronic address: jpcaire@hotmail.com.
Vernacular Title:
Papiledema secundario a meningitis tuberculosa en paciente con diabetes mellitus tipo 1.
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