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March 8, 1941

Las meningitis tuberculosas del adulto

JAMA. 1941;116(10):1034. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820100128035

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This book is the result of epidemiologic and anatomoclinical studies carried on for several years by the authors in their character of director and active members of the Uruguayan antituberculosis crusades. It deals with the general conceptions and importance of primary, postprimary, secondary and tertitary tuberculosis and their relations with the various anatomoclinical types of tuberculous meningitis in adults, symptoms and clinical course of the disease, pressure, aspect, cytology, chemistry and bacteriology of the cerebrospinal fluid, differential diagnosis, evolution, prognosis, prevention and treatment of the disease in adults, pathologic anatomy and experimental tuberculous meningitis. There are 24 pages of bibliography. The book is of value, especially in the clinical and antiepidemiologic fields.

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