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Do you consider bilateral infarcts in caudate, thalamus and left internal capsule a common complication after TB meningitis at age of 22. Is this severe damage? I know many patients who recovered full

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In brief: Should improve

Age a big advantage and in spite of small strokes, which can be seen in multiple brain infections, should see steady and gradual improvements over next 12-18 months.
The brain does have capacity to cope, recover, and establish alternative pathways.

In brief: Should improve

Age a big advantage and in spite of small strokes, which can be seen in multiple brain infections, should see steady and gradual improvements over next 12-18 months.
The brain does have capacity to cope, recover, and establish alternative pathways.
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