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Leptomeningitis: Introduction

Leptomeningitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the leptomeninges. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Leptomeningitis is available below.

Symptoms of Leptomeningitis

Treatments for Leptomeningitis

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Leptomeningitis:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Leptomeningitis?

Leptomeningitis: Complications

Read more about complications of Leptomeningitis.

Causes of Leptomeningitis

Read more about causes of Leptomeningitis.

Disease Topics Related To Leptomeningitis

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
  • more related diseases...»

Leptomeningitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

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. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms more »

Leptomeningitis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Leptomeningitis: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Leptomeningitis: Animations

Leptomeningitis: Broader Related Topics

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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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