What Is Meningism?


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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What is meningitis? We hear a lot about this illness on the news, but many parents wonder what it is and how it's transmitted. To protect your children from the effects of this disease
Meningitis is sometimes referred to as "spinal meningitis" because it affects the outer layer of the spine. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention explains that meningitis
Meningitis is an infection or inflammation of the meninges - the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. It may be bacterial, viral, or fungal and is SERIOUS and life threatening
( mə′nin·jēz ) (anatomy) The membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord; there are three in mammals and one or two in submammalian forms
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