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Meningitis, Viral MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Meningitis, Viral
Tree Number(s)
C01.207.245.500
C01.925.182.550
C10.228.228.245.500
C10.586.625.400
Unique ID
D008587
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008587
Annotation
coordinate IM with specific virus disease (IM)
Scope Note
Viral infections of the leptomeninges and subarachnoid space. TOGAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; FLAVIVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; RUBELLA; BUNYAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; ORBIVIRUS infections; PICORNAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; RHABDOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; ARENAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; HERPESVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; ADENOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; JC VIRUS infections; and RETROVIRIDAE INFECTIONS may cause this form of meningitis. Clinical manifestations include fever, headache, neck pain, vomiting, PHOTOPHOBIA, and signs of meningeal irritation. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp1-3)
Entry Term(s)
Viral Meningitis
NLM Classification #
WC 540
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Meningitis, Viral Preferred
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