meningism


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Noun1.meningism - symptoms that mimic those of meningitis but without inflammation of the meninges
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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me·nin·gism

n. meningismo, irritación congestiva de las meninges gen. de naturaleza tóxica con síntomas similares a los de la meningitis pero sin inflamación.
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Blood cultures are obtained from neonates and children presenting with clinical signs and/or risk factors for severe bacterial infection (including fever, lethargy, shock, meningism, pneumonia, HIV infection and severe acute malnutrition) or following clinical deterioration during hospitalisation with suspected healthcare-associated infection (HAI).
Symptoms of meningism in the form of headache and neck stiffness appear.
There was mild neck stiffness but no other signs of meningism.
Other features are meningism, extensor plantars, frontal release signs, abnormal posturing, facial nerve palsy and quadriparesis.
Signs of meningism were present, which included Kernig's and Brudzinsksi's signs.
Neurological examinations showed that she was fully oriented with no evidence of cognitive dysfunction, aphasia, paresthesia, meningism, lateralizing neurological deficits, or cranial nerve palsies.
epidural abscess, meningism like neck stiffness, subarachnoid haemorrhage) photophobia and headache; history of immunosuppression or intravenous drug use) Constitutional symptoms (e.
C 2 4 Myalgia 4 5 Conjunctival suffusion 4 6 Meningism 4 7 Jaundice 1 8 Albuminuria/elevated BUN 2 Total Cumulative score S.
Tuberculoma, presenting with features of meningism is not very common.
Two cases had recorded fever, three had focal signs, three had confusion, three had meningism, three had convulsions and one had a recorded history of dehydration that poses a risk for dural venous sinus thrombosis.
Patients with extrapulmonary or disseminated TB may present with signs and symptoms specific to the involved site, such as lymphadenopathy, headache, meningism, dysuria, back pain, ascites or abdominal pain.
Meningism, commonly associated with the meningeal irritation of meningitis, may be mistaken for neck stiffness associated with impending tonsillar herniation.