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Related to Brudzinski's sign: Kernig's sign, meningitis
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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


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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During the physical examination, his neurological evaluation showed him to have normal motor tone and strength, preserved sensation, intact cranial nerves, a Glasgow Coma Scale score of 10 (of 15), nuchal rigidity, negative Brudzinski's sign, and negative Kernig's sign.
Headache, Vomiting, Fever, Altered sensorium, Nuchal rigidity, Kernig's sign, Brudzinski's sign Papilloedema on fundoscopy, plantar extensor.
She had neck rigidity with positive Kernig's and Brudzinski's sign. Examination of other systems did not reveal any abnormality.
Meningeal signs, including nuchal rigidity, Kernig's sign, or Brudzinski's sign, were uncommon, occurring in 10 (14%) patients (Table).