What Is Meningism?

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Meningism refers to symptoms that mimic those of meningitis but without the swelling of the meninges. It is the triad of nuchal rigidity, photophobia and headache. It is a symptom of irritation of the meninges, such as seen in subarachnoid haemorrhages, meningitis and various other diseases.
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