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Meningitis, Pneumococcal MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Meningitis, Pneumococcal
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.223.500.875
C01.150.252.410.890.670.595
C01.207.180.500.875
C10.228.228.180.500.875
C10.586.625.280.560
Unique ID
D008586
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008586
Annotation
do not coordinate with STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE unless organism is particularly discussed
Scope Note
An acute purulent infection of the meninges and subarachnoid space caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, most prevalent in children and adults over the age of 60. This illness may be associated with OTITIS MEDIA; MASTOIDITIS; SINUSITIS; RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS; sickle cell disease (ANEMIA, SICKLE CELL); skull fractures; and other disorders. Clinical manifestations include FEVER; HEADACHE; neck stiffness; and somnolence followed by SEIZURES; focal neurologic deficits (notably DEAFNESS); and COMA. (From Miller et al., Merritt's Textbook of Neurology, 9th ed, p111)
Entry Term(s)
Experimental Pneumococcal Meningitis
Meningitis, Pneumococcal, Experimental
Meningitis, Pneumococcal, Penicillin-Resistant
Meningitis, Pneumococcal, Recurrent
Meningitis, Streptococcus pneumoniae
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Meningitis, Pneumococcal Preferred
Experimental Pneumococcal Meningitis Narrower
Meningitis, Pneumococcal, Penicillin-Resistant Narrower
Meningitis, Pneumococcal, Recurrent Narrower
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