Leptomeningitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the leptomeninges.
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Symptoms of Leptomeningitis
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Treatments for Leptomeningitis
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Leptomeningitis?
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Causes of Leptomeningitis
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causes of Leptomeningitis
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Disease Topics Related To Leptomeningitis
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Leptomeningitis: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Leptomeningitis
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Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
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Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
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MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
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Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
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Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
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Leptomeningitis: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Leptomeningitis: Rare Types
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Definitions of Leptomeningitis:
Inflammation of the arachnoid membrane and adjacent subarachnoid space. (On-line Medical Dictionary)
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Inflammation of the leptomeninges
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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