meningismus


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meningismus

[‚men·ən′jiz·məs]
(medicine)
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Three of five patients in our total cohort who exhibited focal CNS signs or meningismus were subsequently found to have CSF leucocytosis on LP; however, such signs have not been found uniformly discriminating (19).
fever, rigors, headache, meningismus, paralysis, and mental status changes, and abnormalities in white blood cell count, transaminases, or cerebral spinal fluid [if clinically indicated]).
Other presentations could include cranial nerve palsies and symptoms/signs of elevated intracranial pressure and meningismus.
The patient most commonly presents with one or more of the following symptoms: fever, headaches, meningismus, visual or mental status disturbances, or irritability.
Straight leg raise did not elicit radicular pain, and she exhibited no meningismus.
His condition was septic, with clinical symptoms of meningismus and pulmonary congestion.
Neurologic complaints were visual disturbances, 25 patients (51%); headache, 16 (32%); gait difficulty, two (4%); hearing loss, two (4%); meningismus, one (2%); altered mental status, one (2%); and unknown symptoms, two (4%).
Signs and symptoms of this include decreased level of consciousness, headache, neck pain, meningismus, increased temperature, and blurred vision.
There was no regional adenopathy or evidence of meningismus.
Symptoms of meningitis may include behavioral or mental status changes, fever, vomiting, meningismus, and headache.
Symptoms in the patient were typical of neurologic disorders of IAE, including disorientation, meningismus, agitation, seizures, and coma (2,4).