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Tuberculous meningitis in the elderly.
  1. P. E. Dixon,
  2. C. Hoey,
  3. A. C. Cayley


    Six cases of tuberculous meningitis, all occurring in patients over the age of 65, are described. All patients presented with an acute illness, primarily with a confusional state. Headache was a symptom in only two patients and the cases were not confined to ethnic minority groups. The mortality was 50%.

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