arachnoiditis


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arachnoiditis

(əˌræknɔɪˈdaɪtɪs)
n
an inflammation of the arachnoid membrane
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13,14) Common manifestations of coccidioidal meningitis include hydrocephalus, cerebral infarction, vasculitis, parenchymal or parameningeal masses and abscesses, periventricular white matter abnormalities, and spinal arachnoiditis.
Ron has an agonising and incurable spinal problem called arachnoiditis which he claims comes from being given epidural jabs of the steroid Depo-Medrone.
Chemical arachnoiditis may develop because of rupture from epidermoids.
Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Arachnoiditis Support Group.
Because of papilledema or arachnoiditis, vision changes may also occur (Busari et al.
Causes may include arachnoiditis, recurrent or residual disk herniation, epidural fibrosis, and radiculopathy from any cause.
She is like my safety blanket," said Lizanda, who is wheelchair bound due to severe degeneration of her lumbar spine and a condition called arachnoiditis.
Theoretically, epidural infections, chemical or infectious meningitis and/or arachnoiditis can develop (5,6).
Morbidity may also be related to chemical arachnoiditis (7).
As soon as Amanda regained consciousness following surgery, she presented classic signs of neurotoxic poisoning and ultimately developed a rare form of arachnoiditis, a painful condition which causes widespread damage to the nervous system, injuries which are progressive, intensely painful and irreversible.