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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Staib, F; Seibold, M; Antweiler, E; Zimmer, C; Heitz, J; Stoltenburg-Didinger, G 
Title:
Cerebrospinal fluid indices in cryptococcal and tuberculous meningitis: the spider web coagulum and its diagnostic significance. 
Abstract:
The differentiation between a chronic cryptococcal meningitis and a chronic tuberculous meningitis may cause problems for the clinician only if standard microbiological methods are not applied to the diagnosis of both infections. In a male non-AIDS patient (50 y), 11 years after a suggested diagnosis of "tuberculous meningitis", meningoencephalitis with hydrocephalus was diagnosed and treated accordingly without success. Mycobacterium tuberculosis was never found. Because fibrin fibres of a spid...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Mycoses 
Year:
1990 
Journal volume:
33 
Journal issue:
7-8 
Pages contribution:
359-67 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0933-7407 
TUM Institution:
Abteilung für Neuroradiologie