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What is Leptomeningitis?

What is Leptomeningitis?

  • Leptomeningitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the leptomeninges.
  • Leptomeningitis: Inflammation of the arachnoid membrane and adjacent subarachnoid space. (On-line Medical Dictionary)
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Leptomeningitis: inflammation of the leptomeninges.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Leptomeningitis: Introduction

Types of Leptomeningitis:

Broader types of Leptomeningitis:

How serious is Leptomeningitis?

Complications of Leptomeningitis: see complications of Leptomeningitis

What causes Leptomeningitis?

Causes of Leptomeningitis: see causes of Leptomeningitis

What are the symptoms of Leptomeningitis?

Symptoms of Leptomeningitis: see symptoms of Leptomeningitis

Complications of Leptomeningitis: see complications of Leptomeningitis

Can anyone else get Leptomeningitis?

More information: see contagiousness of Leptomeningitis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Leptomeningitis

Leptomeningitis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Leptomeningitis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Leptomeningitis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Leptomeningitis: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Leptomeningitis.
Treatments for Leptomeningitis: see treatments for Leptomeningitis

Name and Aliases of Leptomeningitis

Main name of condition: Leptomeningitis

Other names or spellings for Leptomeningitis:

Meningitis, Meningo-encephalitis, Arachnoiditis, Encephalitis Source - Diseases Database

Leptomeningitis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Leptomeningitis:

  • Bacterial meningitis. pyogenic meningitis
  • Purulent meningitis
  • Granulomatous meningitis
  • Lymphocytic meningitis
  • Pachymeningitis

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