meningism


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Related to meningism: Meningismus, Kernig's sign, pleocytosis, Kernig sign
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symptoms that mimic those of meningitis but without inflammation of the meninges

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Patients with fever, meningism, confusion, focal signs and a history suggestive of vascular lesions or risk factors for dural venous sinus thrombosis should have a CECT only.
Neck stiffness as cerebellar tonsils compress against the foramen magnum (as opposed to meningism from meningitis beware of performing a lumbar puncture in the patient with tonsillar herniation)
But the sheriff said Gray had effectively sought to exclude meningism when that could only have been done by a hospital.
They describe topics of common concern, such as meningitis and meningism, gastrointestinal infection, community-acquired pneumonia, rash in pregnancy and in children, illness in returning travelers, sexually-transmitted infections, jaundice, infection in those whose immune systems are compromised, and queries about vaccines.
Meningococcal disease is typically diagnosed in children at presentation to a hospital after the onset of late-occurring classic symptoms, which include hemorrhagic rash, meningism, and impaired consciousness.
On hospital Day 11, his condition deteriorated, with development of signs of meningism, disorientation, confusion, and bilateral hearing impairment.
Central and Peripheral Nervous System: dizziness, convulsions, hypertonia, neuralgia, tremor, encephalopathy, nystagmus, meningism
3-5] Unlike the other forms of central nervous system (CNS) listeriosis, LBE is striking in respect of the stepwise development of brainstem signs in the absence of meningism.
She was in a reduced general condition because of a severe encephalitic syndrome characterized by somnolence, meningism, fever, and mental confusion.
Buxton and colleagues reported many possible complications from neuroendoscopy including delay in awakening, pneumocephalus, transient anisocoria, transient hemiparesis, cerebral infarction, transient fever, meningism, infection, short-term memory loss, diabetes insipidus, inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion, transient cerebrospinal fluid leaks, chronic subdural haematomas, traumatic basilar artery aneurysm and hydrocephalus (1).