meningoencephalitis

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meningoencephalitis

[mə¦niŋ·gō·in‚sef·ə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the brain and its meninges.
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On MRI of immunocompromised patients, cerebral toxoplasmosis could be appeared either with multiple abscesses, solitary brain abscess or meningoencephalitic forms (6,7).
The first to reach the market was eflornithine (P01CX03), indicated for treatment of the meningoencephalitic stage of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense infection (West African sleeping sickness), but introduced in Brazil to reduce undesired facial hair in women, thus denoting a lifestyle use.
In the first phase, the meningoencephalitic phase, patients may experience headache, meningismus, seizures, muscle weakness, hemi- or paraparesis, and psychosis, which can occur after a prodrome of fever, malaise, headache, nausea, and vomiting.