meningism

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symptoms that mimic those of meningitis but without inflammation of the meninges

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No neck stiffness was found and the Brudzinski sign was negative.
He had neck stiffness without Kernig sign or Brudzinski sign.
On physical examination the infant was found to have a bulging anterior fontanelle, horizontal nystagmus, a positive Brudzinski sign with neck rigidity, and dehydration.
seizures) and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) suggestive of viral infection; WNV meningitis, indicated by fever, meningeal signs (documentation of Kemig sign, Brudzinski sign, or nuchal rigidity), and CSF suggestive of viral infection; or WNV fever with headache.