Diabetes insipidus secondary to tuberculous meningoencephalitis with hypothalamic involvement extending to the hypophysis: A case report

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The involvement of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the central nervous system (CNS) is an uncommon and devastating manifestation of tuberculosis. We report a case of disseminated tuberculosis presenting as meningoencephalitis, hypothalamic involvement with extension to the hypophysis, and secondary insipidus diabetes diagnosed at autopsy.

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Santana, M. F., João, G. A. P., de Lacerda, M. V. G., & Ferreira, L. C. de L. (2018). Diabetes insipidus secondary to tuberculous meningoencephalitis with hypothalamic involvement extending to the hypophysis: A case report. Revista Da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 51(6), 865–867. https://doi.org/10.1590/0037-8682-0455-2017

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