chemical meningitis

chemical meningitis

[‚kem·ə·kəl ‚men·in′jīd·əs]
(medicine)
Meningeal inflammation brought about by foreign irritants such as alcohol, detergents, chemotherapeutic agents, or contrast agents used in some radiologic imaging procedures.
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To prevent the chemical meningitis risk, dexametasone sodium phosphate 8 mg/day was administered by intravenous injection.
Castro S, Castelnovo G, Lebayon A, Fuentes S, Bouly S, Labauge P Chemical meningitis in reaction to subarachnoid fatty droplets.
Headache may be the consequence of compression of adjacent neural structures, chemical meningitis from cyst content irritation, or perhaps the effects of hydrocephalus if present.
If rupture occurs, aseptic chemical meningitis may ensue with profound irritative effects from the disseminated cholesterol debris.
Joseph Zabramski, a neurosurgeon, said Michaels is now suffering from chemical meningitis, but is stable and has been released from the hospital.
One of the most serious drawbacks to the use of coated or expanding coils is the risk of developing severe inflammatory responses, including aseptic chemical meningitis and hydrocephalus.