Published: 2017-02-08

A rare case of CNS tuberculosis with pregnancy

Sanjay Singh, Tony Jose, Puneet Saxena


Whereas pelvic tuberculosis leading to infertility is quite common in female population of developing countries, Central Nervous System (CNS) tuberculosis (TB) with pregnancy is a rare entity. Most of the information on this subject is based on sporadic case reports only. Most of the earlier reports suggest very high adverse outcome of CNS Tuberculosis in pregnancy. We are presenting a case of CNS Tuberculosis which was diagnosed timely and managed appropriately in our institute with a favourable outcome, thus highlighting the importance of early diagnosis and treatment.


Tuberculosis, Central nervous system, Meningitis, Pregnancy, ATT

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