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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Colistin induced reversible chemical meningitis and/or ventriculitis in 11% cases.
To prevent the chemical meningitis risk, dexametasone sodium phosphate 8 mg/day was administered by intravenous injection.
Our patients suffered most probably from chemical meningitis.
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.