Case Report

a Case of COVID-19 and Tuberculous Meningitis Coinfection


Neurological symptoms like headache have been reported in patients infected with tuberculosis (TB) and COVID-19 infection [1]. A high index of suspicions is necessary for diagnosing of COVID-19 and neurologic tuberculous coinfection, particularly in the communities at high risk for TB or in an endemic region. Herein, we report a case of a 60-year-old man diagnosed with acute COVID-19 and tuberculous meningitis coinfection, to emphasize challenges about this coinfection, because underlying lung diseases like latent TB will affect the clinical categorization (for severity) of COVID-19, and then active TB disease may severe illness.

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IssueVol 7 No 6 (2022): November-December QRcode
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Tuberculous meningitis COVID-19 Headache

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Ashraf Talesh S, Zare S, Hadadi A. a Case of COVID-19 and Tuberculous Meningitis Coinfection. CRCP. 2023;7(6):275-279.