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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The mean CSF ADA value in tuberculous meningitis was statistically significant (p<0.001) when compared to the CSF ADA values in pyogenic meningitis, aseptic meningitis and controls.
Cases with a diagnosis of viral meningitis, aseptic meningitis, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, or pseudotumor cerebri were identified from an existing database of all patients seen by the inpatient pediatric neurology consultation service over the five-year period from July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2014.
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