Dr. Muhammad Adeel, Dr. Adeena Tahir, Dr. Foha Razi
Introduction and objective: Common presentations of tuberculosis are primary complex, tuberculous lymph adenitis and progressive primary disease. The basic aim of the study is to analyze the neurological symptoms and signs at the presentation with CNS tuberculosis. Methodology of the study: This cross-sectional study was conducted in Nishtar Hospital, Multan during January 2019 to July 2019. In this study 50 children aged from 6 month to 13 years suspected of having tuberculous meningitis were included in the study. Results: A total 50 patients were included in the study. Out of these 50 patients 32 patients were in highly probable TBM group and 18 cases in group II (Probable TBM) and 3 patients belonged to group III (Possible TBM). Out of these 50 patients 27(50.94%) patients were male and 23 (49.05%) were females with male to female ratio of 1.03:1. Conclusion: It is concluded that early recognition and timely treatment of CNS TB is critical if the considerable mortality and morbidity associated with the condition is to be prevented.