arachnoiditis


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Related to arachnoiditis: adhesive arachnoiditis

arachnoid

 [ah-rak´noid]
1. resembling a spider's web.
2. the delicate membrane interposed between the dura mater and the pia mater, and with them constituting the meninges.

a·rach·noid·i·tis

(ă-rak'noy-dī'tis),
Inflammation of the arachnoid membrane often with involvement of the subjacent subarachnoid space.
See also: leptomeningitis.
[arachnoidea + -itis, inflammation]

arachnoiditis

/arach·noid·i·tis/ (ah-rak″noi-di´tis) inflammation of the arachnoidea mater.

arachnoiditis

(ə-răk′noi-dī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the arachnoid membrane and subarachnoid space.

arachnoiditis

arachnoiditis

Inflammation of the arachnoid membrane and subarachnoid space.

arachnoiditis

Neuropathology Inflammation of the arachnoid membrane and subarachnoid space

a·rach·noid·i·tis

(ă-rak'noy-dī'tis)
Inflammation of the arachnoid membrane often with involvement of the subjacent subarachnoid space.
See also: leptomeningitis
[arachnoidea + -itis, inflammation]

arachnoiditis

Inflammation of the arachnoid mater.

arachnoiditis

inflammation of the arachnoid.
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Tuberculous arachnoiditis of the spine: findings on myelography, CT and MR imaging.
Visual loss in our case is due to optochiasmatic arachnoiditis which developed secondary to TBM.
Spinal tuberculous arachnoiditis is a focal inflammatory disease that causes encasement at various levels of the spinal cord.
Neurosurgical care of spinal epidural, subdural, and intramedullary abscesses and arachnoiditis.
James, Turnipseed and Priewe offer procedures for many painful disorders, including nerve damage, complex regional pain syndrome, low back and neck pain, herniated disk, failed surgery syndrome, leg and arm pain, shingles, cancer pain, arachnoiditis, compression fractures and post-herpetic neuralgia.
1,2) Neurotoxicity in the form of disseminated necrotizing leukoencephalopathy, arachnoiditis, and multifocal axonopathy can result from intrathecal administration of the drug.
It will not elicit the arachnoiditis that may occur with other steroids in the event of accidental intrathecal injection.
The High Court previously heard how she suffered a severe headache, confusion and was seen thrashing around after her daughter's birth in January 2001 A condition called chronic adhesive arachnoiditis (CAA) wreaked havoc on her nervous system.
TBRM is a generic term to include all cases of arachnoiditis, intradural spinal tuberculoma or granuloma, and spinal cord complications of TBM.
Apart from tumors, other causes of sciatica-type pain in the absence of radiculopathy due to herniated nucleus pulposus include the following: arachnoiditis, discitis, hip disease, compartment syndrome of the posterior thigh, sciatic nerve injury from intramuscular injection or projectile, Lyme disease, herpes zoster, and piriformis syndrome (Greenberg, 2001).