leptomeningitis


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Noun1.leptomeningitis - inflammation of the leptomeninges
meningitis - infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the meninges (the tissues that surround the brain or spinal cord) usually caused by a bacterial infection; symptoms include headache and stiff neck and fever and nausea
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lep·to·men·in·gi·tis

n. leptomeningitis, infl. de las leptomeninges.
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MRI dorsolumbar spine showed leptomeningeal enhancement suggestive of spinal leptomeningitis and arachnoiditis.
The symptoms of acute syphilitic leptomeningitis are observed usually within the first year, especially in the first 3-6 months.
8 mm) with striking depletion of neuronal precursors and lymphocytic leptomeningitis (original magnification x10).