aseptic meningitis


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aseptic meningitis

[ā′sep·tik ‚men·ən′jīd·əs]
(medicine)
A type of meningitis in which the raised cell count in the cerebrospinal fluid is predominantly lymophocytic; usually caused by a viral infection, but can result from other causes.
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CSF analysis was consistent with aseptic meningitis with pleocytosis (130 leukocytes/[mm.
Meena VK, Kumar N, Nawal R An unusual presentation of typhoid fever causing aseptic meningitis, acute pancreatitis, acute glomerulonephritis, acute hepatitis.
In contrast to bacterial detection, PCR has become the standard for detecting viruses associated with aseptic meningitis or encephalitis.
A flulike illness with fever, myalgias, and malaise was second most common (28% of cases), followed by hand/foot/ mouth syndrome (8%), pleurodynia (3%), fever with viral rash (3%), and aseptic meningitis (1%).
In our patient, the SLE/SS overlap syndrome, manifesting with severe longitudinal myelitis, aseptic meningitis, and brain vasculitis, was diagnosed.
Aseptic meningitis complicating iotrolan myelography.
Out of which 47 were diagnosed as tubercular meningitis, 22 as septic meningitis and 4 as aseptic meningitis.
Other serious complications from HSV 1&2 include blindness, encephalitis, aseptic meningitis and an increased risk of acquiring and transmitting HIV infection.
He was discharged a few days later with a diagnosis of aseptic meningitis.
Aseptic meningitis refers to patients who have clinical and laboratory evidence for meningeal inflammation with negative routine bacterial culture, the most common cause is interovirus, additional etiology include other infections mycobacteria fungi and spirochetes.
The objective of the present study was to establish a cutoff point of CSF WBC count that distinguished bacterial from viral and aseptic meningitis.
The search terms included pyogenic meningitis, tubercular meningitis, aseptic Meningitis and acute CNS infection.