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Meningism MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Meningism
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.544
C23.888.592.544
Unique ID
D008580
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008580
Scope Note
A condition characterized by neck stiffness, headache, and other symptoms suggestive of meningeal irritation, but without actual inflammation of the meninges (MENINGITIS). Spinal fluid pressure may be elevated but spinal fluid is normal. (DeJong, The Neurologic Examination, 4th ed, p673)
Entry Term(s)
Dupre Syndrome
Dupre's Syndrome
Meningismus
Meningitis-Like Reaction
Pseudomeningitis
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/04
Meningism Preferred
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