HIV+Headache|TB

Sites

  • Brain or meninges

Etiology

  • Can cause meningitis, tuberculomas, or both; can also cause a vasculitis

Risk Factors

  • CD4 < 350
  • TB elsewhere

Symptoms

  • Fever
  • Sweats
  • Headache and confusion
  • Focal neuro deficits--> in particular w/tuberculoma

Physical Exam Findings

  • Fever
  • Confusion
  • Focal neuro deficits