Mollaret, Pierre

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Mollaret,

Pierre, French neurologist, 1898-1987.
Mollaret meningitis - Synonym(s): Mollaret syndrome
Mollaret syndrome - recurrent benign viral infection. Synonym(s): Mollaret meningitis; recurrent meningitis
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Recurrent meningitis and subarachnoid haemorrhage due to Salmonella in an HIV+ patient: Case report and mini-review of the literature.
These are most commonly recurrent meningitis and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) rhinorrhea.
Recurrent meningitis in the pediatric patient-the otolaryngologist's role.
2) Cases of CSF otorrhea giving rise to recurrent meningitis have also been described in the literature.
Spontaneous CSF otorrhea through the oval window as a cause of recurrent meningitis has been reported in the recent past.
Spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid otorrhoea via oval window: An obscure cause of recurrent meningitis.
Herpes simplex virus type 2 and recurrent meningitis.
Six of these patients had conductive hearing loss and serous otitis media, and three had recurrent meningitis.
They include clear unilateral otorrhea, rhinorrhea, serous otitis media, recurrent meningitis, conductive hearing loss, aural fullness, the need for multiple ventilation tubes for serous otitis media, and persistent clear otorrhea following myringotomy.
7] In 1933, Kline identified recurrent meningitis and clear otorrhea as the initial symptoms of spontaneous CSF leakage.
The cytologic features from the 3 patients, >10 cells/[micro]L consistently demonstrated a mixture of lymphocytes at various stages of activation and occasional large monocytic-like cells with cerebriform nuclei reminiscent of the Mollaret cells described in CSF of patients with recurrent meningitis (Figure).
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