adhesive arachnoiditis

ad·he·sive a·rach·noid·i·tis

thickening of the leptomeninges, sometimes with obliteration of the subarachnoid space; commonly related to acute or chronic leptomeningitis of bacterial or chemical origin.
See also: leptomeningeal fibrosis.
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sup][11] reported that focal adhesive arachnoiditis might be the cause of SK in a patient with thoracic OLF.
sup][11] reported that the symptomatic SK in OLF was due to focal adhesive arachnoiditis.
Persistent neurologic deficit and adhesive arachnoiditis following intrathecal 2-chloroprocaine injection.
Obstetric epidurals and chronic adhesive arachnoiditis.
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.
6) Adhesive arachnoiditis may result as a complication of persistent Pantopaque (Figure 2), which can cause meningeal thickening and hyalinization of the arachnoid.
One 50-year-old woman who received injections of a solution of zinc sulfate and phenol solution developed adhesive arachnoiditis and hematoma and subsequently died.
I would like to hear from anyone suffering from the incurable disease known as adhesive arachnoiditis who may be a member of the Scottish Myodil Group, with a view to arranging a members' meeting.
A condition called chronic adhesive arachnoiditis (CAA) wreaked havoc on her nervous system, and she was left with no movement in her legs and limited movement in her arms.