meningitis

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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 the reports in The Siberian Times, Vlada Dzyuba was found to be suffering from chronic meningitis and severe exhaustion and remained in a coma for two days before she died.
CSF examination was suggestive of chronic meningitis and anti-tuberculous was added.
Tuberculosis meningitis: cases with chronic meningitis plus one of the following: A) Positive CSF smear, culture or PCR; B) CSF analysis compatible with meningitis plus increased CSF adenosine deaminase level in whom other causes of chronic meningitis had been ruled out and antituberculous drugs were initiated by an infectious disease specialist.
Tuberculous CNS disease is typically described as a chronic meningitis with insidious onset in children <5 years of age or in older adults with relatively few cases during school age years or adolescence (3).
She described two cases of chronic meningitis that illustrate different manifestations of C.
They also may have chronic meningitis and sensorineural hearing loss.
CCM and TBM present with a similar clinical picture of chronic meningitis.
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