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Table 1 Distribution of Complicated Meningitis Outcome Components

From: Utility of clinical assessment, imaging, and cryptococcal antigen titer to predict AIDS-related complicated forms of cryptococcal meningitis

Outcome N = 14
Only persistent altered mental status 1
Only CSF shunting procedure 4
Persistent focal finding and CSF shunting 3
Persistent focal finding and death 1
Persistent altered mental status and death 2
Persistent altered mental status and persistent focal finding and CSF shunting 1
Persistent altered mental status and persistent focal finding and death 2
  1. CSF, cerebrospinal fluid.
  2. 14 out 82 studied patients developed forms of AIDS-related cryptococcal meningitis.