Tuberculosis of the Central Nervous System

Pathogenesis, Imaging, and Management

  • Mehmet Turgut
  • Ali Akhaddar
  • Ahmet T. Turgut
  • Ravindra K. Garg

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. General Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jaffar A. Al-Tawfiq, Ziad A. Memish
      Pages 3-9
    3. Jamila El Baghdadi, Safa El Azbaoui, Fatima Ailal, Ali Akhaddar, Ayoub Sabri, Xiao-Fei Kong et al.
      Pages 11-22
    4. Mohammad A. Bosaeed, Adel Alothman
      Pages 23-31
  3. Tuberculosis of the Brain and Its Coverings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 55-55
    2. Prasad Krishnan
      Pages 57-64
    3. Erdal Kalkan, Fatih Erdi, Yaşar Karataş, Bülent Kaya
      Pages 65-69
    4. Sailike Duishanbai, Mohammad Sami, Geng Dangmurenjiafu, Mehmet Turgut
      Pages 71-78
    5. Forhad Hossain Chowdhury, Mohammod Raziul Haque, Mainul Haque Sarker
      Pages 79-102
    6. Md Zahed Hossain, Ali Akhaddar, Ahmet T. Turgut, Forhad H. Chowdhury
      Pages 103-118
    7. Mohammed Benzagmout, Amadou Hassane Ali, Meryem Himmiche
      Pages 119-126
    8. Nayil Khursheed, Rumana Makhdoomi, Ahmet T. Turgut
      Pages 127-137
    9. Hardeep Singh Malhotra, Ravindra K. Garg
      Pages 139-155
    10. Mohammad Ali Karimi, Morteza Sanei Taheri, Ahmet T. Turgut
      Pages 157-171
    11. Ali Akhaddar
      Pages 173-191
  4. Tuberculosis of the Spine and Its Coverings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193
    2. Mehmet Turgut, Ahmet T. Turgut, Ali Akhaddar
      Pages 195-209
    3. Andreas F. Mavrogenis, Vasilios G. Igoumenou, Panayiotis D. Megaloikonomos, Ahmet T. Turgut, Ali Akhaddar, Mehmet Turgut
      Pages 211-219
    4. Ahmet T. Turgut, Elif Karadeli, Pelin Demir, Mehmet Turgut, Ali Akhaddar
      Pages 221-230
    5. Manish Jaiswal
      Pages 231-253
    6. Elif Karadeli, Ahmet T. Turgut
      Pages 255-271
    7. Rajab Ali, Amir Jalil
      Pages 273-300
  5. Tuberculosis of the Cranial and Peripheral Nerves

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 313-313
    2. Neeraj Kumar, Ravindra K. Garg, Hardeep Singh Malhotra
      Pages 315-338
    3. Bhushan Malhari Warpe
      Pages 339-350
    4. Mudit Gupta, Jitender Saini, Rakesh Kumar Gupta
      Pages 351-362
  6. Laboratory Studies in Neuro-Tuberculosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 363-363
    2. Güliz U. Güleç, Ahmet T. Turgut
      Pages 365-374
  7. Therapy of Tuberculosis of the Nervous System and Its Coverings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 389-389
    2. Şule T. Gülen, Mehmet Turgut, Güliz U. Güleç, Ahmet T. Turgut, Ali Akhaddar
      Pages 391-399
    3. Walter A. Hall, Ahmet T. Turgut, Mehmet Turgut
      Pages 401-417
    4. Anthony Figaji, Graham Fieggen, Ursula Rohlwink
      Pages 419-428
    5. Y. R. Yadav, Nishtha Yadav, Vijay Parihar, Shailendra Ratre, Jitin Bajaj
      Pages 429-446
    6. Arun K. Srivastava, Jayesh Sardhara, Chaitanya Godbole, Sanjay Behari
      Pages 447-459
    7. Pedro Fernandes, Joaquim Soares do Brito, Ahmet T. Turgut
      Pages 461-471
    8. Özüm Tunçyürek, Mehmet Turgut, Elif Karadeli, Yelda Özsunar, Ahmet T. Turgut
      Pages 473-484
    9. Mehdi Laghmari, Gedéon Thouassa, Davis Mpando, Said Ait Benali
      Pages 499-509
    10. Dwarakanath Srinivas, Pragyan Sarma
      Pages 511-524
  8. Tuberculosis in Humans

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 539-539
  9. Further Insights into Tuberculosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 551-551
    2. Onur Yazici, Ahmet T. Turgut, Mehmet Turgut
      Pages 553-559
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 561-633

About this book


Written and edited by leading international authorities in the field, this book provides an in-depth review of knowledge of tuberculosis of the central nervous system, with emphasis on clinical, diagnostics, and therapeutic features. Tuberculosis, one of the most lethal diseases in human history, still poses a serious threat in the world together with economic and social problems, although a great progress in the fight against this infectious disease in the last century. It covers the full range of tuberculosis of central nervous system and the chapters are organized into six sections: (1) the cranial; (2) the spinal; and (3) the peripheral portions of the nervous system; followed by (4) a section on the laboratory studies in tuberculosis; (5) a section on medical and surgical therapy; and (6) further insights into tuberculosis. This comprehensive reference book will be an ideal source for neurosurgeons, neurologists and specialists upon infectious diseases seeking both basic and more sophisticated information and surgical procedures relating to the complications associated with tuberculosis involving the spine, brain and peripheral nerves.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Mehmet Turgut
    • 1
  • Ali Akhaddar
    • 2
  • Ahmet T. Turgut
    • 3
  • Ravindra K. Garg
    • 4
  1. 1.Adnan Menderes University, School of MedicineAydınTurkey
  2. 2.Mohammed V University in RabatAvicenne Military Hospital of MarrakechRabatMorocco
  3. 3.Hacettepe University, School of MedicineAnkaraTurkey
  4. 4.King George Medical UniversityLucknowIndia

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-50711-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-50712-5
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