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Meningitis, Aseptic MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Meningitis, Aseptic
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.614.220
Unique ID
D008582
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008582
Annotation
coordinate IM with specific cause (IM) if pertinent
Scope Note
A syndrome characterized by headache, neck stiffness, low grade fever, and CSF lymphocytic pleocytosis in the absence of an acute bacterial pathogen. Viral meningitis is the most frequent cause although MYCOPLASMA INFECTIONS; RICKETTSIA INFECTIONS; diagnostic or therapeutic procedures; NEOPLASTIC PROCESSES; septic perimeningeal foci; and other conditions may result in this syndrome. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p745)
Entry Term(s)
Aseptic Meningitis
Previous Indexing
Meningitis (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note
1991; see MENINGITIS 1977-1990
History Note
1991(1977)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/04/27
Revision Date
2015/07/01
Meningitis, Aseptic Preferred
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