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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Development of aseptic meningitis during zona zoster infection has been described both in immunocompromised and immunocompetent patients (3,9,10).
2) A database search of our hospital system's medical records found no additional cases of aseptic meningitis associated with infliximab therapy.
No alteration of the relationship of plasma leptin to CSF leptin was discernable in the cohort with aseptic meningitis, suggesting that meningitis does not increase CSF leptin concentrations.
We described 4 EV outbreaks in South Korea during 1999-2011: aseptic meningitis caused by EV71 in 2000, by E13 in 2002, by CB5 in 2005, and by E30 in 2008 (25-27).
The differential diagnosis of any patient presenting with aseptic meningitis needs to include late syphilis.
Despite infrequently causing aseptic meningitis or mild disease in immunocompetent persons, LCMV has the potential to cause severe disease and should be considered for patients with a compatible illness and potential rodent exposure.
6%) case-patients had a history of contact with aseptic meningitis case-patients, and 159 (17.
Aseptic meningitis was suspected, and samples of CSF and serum were obtained.
Monitor patients for reactions associated with IVIg treatment that might occur with Hizentra , including renal dysfunction/failure, thrombotic events, aseptic meningitis syndrome (AMS), hemolysis and transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI).
As a group, they generally were hospitalized for a median 5 days--somewhat longer than the national median for hospital length of stay for aseptic meningitis overall, which is 3 days.
An initial clinical study yielded no evidence of hCV in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of 400 patients with aseptic meningitis, encephalitis, or multiple sclerosis (8).
However, mild febrile illness, aseptic meningitis, respiratory diseases, poliomyelitis-like illness, diarrhea with fever, rash, encephalitis, and enteroviral sepsis have all been associated with the virus.