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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SK has been reported in idiopathic spinal cord herniation [sup][9] and spinal column shortening surgery.[sup][10] Miyazaki et al .[sup][11] reported that focal adhesive arachnoiditis might be the cause of SK in a patient with thoracic OLF.
A nonsurgical approach for symptomatic patients with thoracic OLF is not effective.[sup][13],[19] Surgery is the only treatment that can adequately address the significant compression of neurologic structures caused by OLF.[sup][13],[16] Miyazaki et al .[sup][11] reported that the symptomatic SK in OLF was due to focal adhesive arachnoiditis. They recommended that adhesiolysis of the arachnoid be performed to release the SK after laminectomy and OLF resection.
Persistent neurologic deficit and adhesive arachnoiditis following intrathecal 2-chloroprocaine injection.
Obstetric epidurals and chronic adhesive arachnoiditis. Br J Anaesth.
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.