pachymeningitis


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pachymeningitis

(ˌpækɪˌmɛnɪnˈdʒaɪtɪs)
n
(Veterinary Science) pathol inflammation of the dura mater of the brain and spinal cord
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However, due to lack of the typical cerebrospinal fluid profile (a predominance of lymphocytes, low glucose, and elevated protein) and MRI signs (tuberculomas, hydrocephalus, infarction, pachymeningitis, etc.
The effects range from simple swelling of the affected organs (salivary and lacrimal glands, lymph nodes) to obstruction (pancreaticobiliary, ureteral), organ dysfunction (pituitary insufficiency secondary to hypophysitis, kidney disease), and even frank medical emergency (aortic dissection, pachymeningitis, pancreatitis).
P-ANCA-positive Wegener's granulomatosis presenting with hypertrophic pachymeningitis and multiple cranial neuropathies: Case report and review of literature.
Pachymeningitis, aortitis and nephritis simulating temporal arteritis
The differential diagnoses include collision tumour of meningioma and plasmacytoma, inflammatory pseudotumour, idiopathic hypertrophic pachymeningitis (IHP), and intracranial plasma cell granuloma.
Hypertrophic Pachymeningitis and Tracheobronchial Stenosis in IgG4-related Disease: Case Presentation and Literature Review.
Eg: tuberculomas), tuberculous abscesses, tuberculous cerebritis and pachymeningitis.
MRSA with progression from otitis media and sphenoid sinusitis to clival osteomyelitis, pachymeningitis and abducens nerve palsy in an immunocompetent 10-year-old patient.
Matumoto, "Intracranial hypertrophic pachymeningitis with high perinuclear antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (p-ANCA) occurred in a patient on hemodialysis," Clinical Neurology, vol.
Also have pachymeningitis cervicalis (compression of the cervical cord secondary to glycosaminoglycans accumulation in the dura), claw-hand deformity, genu valgum, painful feet and pes cavus.
In 1929 article we can find this statement: "Thirty-five years ago von- Bechterew wrote the first of a series of papers which described a syndrome consisting of stiff spine, nerve root pains, nerve root degeneration, alterations of sensation and muscle atrophies of a radicular distribution, which he ascribed to a pachymeningitis and compression of the nerve roots.
A case optic neuropathy, recurrent transverse myelopathy and hypertrophy pachymeningitis associated perinuclear ANCA.