Disease Information for Mollarets meningitis (inflammatory)

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Ataxia
Headache
Kernigs sign
Meningeal Signs
Meningismus
Seizures
Staggering Gait
Stiff neck/Nuchal rigidity
Unable to tandem walk/straight line
Acute Back Pain
Back Pain
Backache
Acutely ill patient/signs
Constitutional symptoms
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Fever in kids
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Difficulty Focusing Eyes
Diplopia Double vision
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Recurrent Aseptic Meningitis
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Attacks 3 days then clear/recurring over several years
Course/Attacks Episodic Spells
Course/NO prodrome
Course/No sequelae expected
Course/Recurrent
Course/Relapsing
Course/Short/brief/self-limited
Course/Spontaneous remission possible
Onset/Abrupt/Sudden
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Meningitis
Population Group
Population/Previously well
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/CSF/PCR Herpes simplex DNA present
Microlab/PCR CSF antigen/abnormal
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
CSF abnormal
CSF Epithelial/Ghost cells/Lysed present
CSF Large cells present
CSF Mollaret epithelial cells/Pap smear
CSF Neutrophiles first then lymphocytes present
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
CSF Glucose
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
CSF Cells
CSF IGG
CSF IGG synthesis rate
CSF Immunoglobulin
CSF Leukocytes
CSF Lymphocytes
CSF Monocytes
CSF Neutrophiles
CSF Pleocytosis/protein/NORMAL glucose
Microlab/CSF Culture negative
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Lumbar puncture/abnormal
Lumbar puncture/Increased CSF pressure/LP test
Pathology
PATH/Brain/Leptomeningeal Lesions
CT Scan
CT Scan/Head Brain Arachnoid/epidermoid cyst
CT Scan/Head Fatty/Hypodense CSF/Ventricles
CT Scan/Head Meningeal enhancement/hyperdense
MRI/Head Arachnoid/epidermoid cyst
MRI/Head Meningeal enhancement/Meningitis
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Encephalitis
Encephalitis, viral
Meningitis
Meningitis Bacterial
Meningitis, viral
Recurrent Meningitis
Associated Disease & Complications
Aseptic meningitis syndrome
Convulsions (grand mal)
Meningitis
Meningitis, chronic
Mollaret's meningitis syndrome
Ataxia Disorder
Recurrent Meningitis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Primary organ/system disorder (ex)
CLASS/Meninges/pia/arachnoid involvement (ex)
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Herpes simplex lesion meninges
Process
PROCESS/Eponymic (category)
PROCESS/Idiopathic/unclassified/unknown (category)
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Rare disease (ex)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Allergy/immune (ex)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/infection (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
Mollarets meningitis (inflammatory), Synonym/Benign recurrent aseptic meningitis (Mollaret)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Colchicine (Generic)
RX/Corticosteroid (Cortisone)
RX/Indomethacin (Indocin)
Other Treatments
TX/Expectant/supportive treatment.
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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