meningism

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meningism

[mə′nin‚jiz·əm]
(medicine)
A condition in which signs and symptoms suggest meningitis, but clinical evidence for the disease is absent. Also known as meningismus.
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At that time, the physical examination showed/'ever (40.2[degrees]C), neck stiffness, Brudzinski sign, thoracic dullness, and bilateral crackling rales.
On physical examination, neck stiffness, Kernig sign, Brudzinski sign, and temperature of 40[degrees]C were noted.