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Meningism (Meningismus) Summary

Description: 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)

Also Known As: Meningismus; Dupre's Syndrome; Meningitis-Like Reaction; Dupres Syndrome; Meningisms Show All >>

Networked: 66 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 1 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Meningism

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Ferritins (Ferritin) : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  2. Lactic Acid : 3 results : FDA 4 Generic
  3. Iron : 3 results : IBA
  4. Glucose (Dextrose) : 3 results : FDA 175 Generic
  5. Muromonab-CD3 (Muromonab CD3) : 2 results : FDA 2
  6. Oxygen : 2 results : IBA
  7. Interleukin-2 (IL2) : 2 results : IBA
  8. Immunoglobulin G (IgG) : 2 results : IBA
  9. Dextrans (Dextran) : 2 results : FDA 4
  10. Creatine Kinase (Creatine Phosphokinase) : 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Meningism

  1. Fever (Fevers)
  2. Headache (Headaches)
  3. Meningitis
  4. Viral Meningitis
  5. Bacterial Meningitis
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Key Therapies for Meningism

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  1. Mechanical Ventilators (Ventilator) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  2. Catheters : 2 results
  3. Neurosurgical Procedures : 2 results
  4. Bone Marrow Transplantation (Transplantation, Bone Marrow) : 1 result
  5. Tooth Extraction (Tooth Extractions) : 1 result
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