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Inflammation of the meninges of the brain and the spinal cord, most often caused by a bacterial or viral infection and characterized by fever, vomiting, intense headache, and stiff neck.

men′in·git′ic (-jĭt′ĭk) adj.


a. meningítico-a, rel. a las meninges.
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However, a recent study on pneumococcal nasal carriage showed penicillin minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC)90 of 0.25 mcg/ml, suggesting there are some strains circulating in the community which could be considered resistant using meningitic breakpoints.16 There is also paucity of IPD demographic and risk factor data reported from Pakistan.
The most common cause among the symptomatic infantile spasms was hypoxic ischemic insult (32%), followed by post meningitic sequelae (13.6%) and perinatal stroke (13.6%).
Early CI is critical in post meningitic severe-profound HL because the endostial inflammation can start an osteogenesis process with a resulting obliteration of the cochlear lumen [6].
This stage is then followed by the meningitic and later the coma stages, all of which our patient progressed through [6].
She was continued on high dose trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole but transitioned from meningitic dosing of ceftriaxone to IV meropenem (40 mg/kg every 8 hours) for more targeted therapy directed at Nocardia spp, which are typically susceptible to carbapenems.
[12] Among a cohort of meningitic children in Kenya, 43.4% presented with SNHL post meningitis, of whom 61% had mild to moderate hearing loss and 38.7% severe to profound loss.