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infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the meninges (the tissues that surround the brain or spinal cord) usually caused by a bacterial infection

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According to these results a diagnosis of disseminated ZZ and VZV aseptic meningitis was made.
Russell Katz, director of the division of neurology products at the FDA, described aseptic meningitis as "a rare but serious side effect of Lamictal use.
We describe the second reported case of aseptic meningitis induced by infliximab.
There was no statistically significant difference in this relationship between the seven subjects with aseptic meningitis and seven subjects with non-neurological disease (P = 0.
1-3) Health care authorities are continuously reminding physicians to report any suspected case of WNV encephalitis, aseptic meningitis, and acute Guillain-Barre syndrome (New York City Department of Health: 2002 Alert, July 1, 2002).
Your doctor will monitor for potentially serious reactions that have been seen with Ig treatment, including thrombotic events (blood clotting); aseptic meningitis syndrome (brain swelling); osmotic nephropathy (a kidney condition); hemolysis (a blood problem) and transfusion-related acute lung injury.
However, the neurotropism of some EVs can cause serious central nervous system complications such as aseptic meningitis, encephalitis, and flaccid paralysis (9,11,12).
Reported neurologic complications of TNF inhibitors include CNS demyelinating syndromes, aseptic meningitis, seizures, ischemic optic neuropathy, and demyelinating peripheral neuropathies," according to Dr.
Despite the reemergence of syphilis with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic, neurosyphulis is often neglected in the differential diagnosis of patients with aseptic meningitis and mental status changes who are negative for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Comparative Risks of Severe Cutaneous Reactions, Aseptic Meningitis, and Organ Dysfunction Associated with Antiepileptic Drugs.
Our goal was to estimate the incidence of LCMV-associated aseptic meningitis and encephalitis diagnosed within a well-defined population.
Although enteroviruses are a well-recognized cause of aseptic meningitis, (3) and can cause disseminated disease in the newborn (6) and focal encephalitis, (7) the identification of a new enterovirus agent as a cause of serious neurologic disease is noteworthy.
Outcomes of these infections are variable, ranging from generally benign in aseptic meningitis to severe with neurological sequelae and even death in encephalitis.
McCune noted that when the Michigan Lupus Epidemiology and Surveillance Program (MiLES) was established close to a decade ago, investigators chose to track only a subset of the 19 neuropsychiatric syndromes on the ACR list: seizure disorders, cerebrovascular accidents, psychosis, mononeuropathy, aseptic meningitis, acute transverse myelitis, chorea, and cranial neuropathy.
That year, 24 states reported E13 outbreaks--including the first outbreak of E13 aseptic meningitis in the United States, which occurred in 5 states.