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Related to choriomeningitis: LCM virus
cerebral meningitis with lymphocytic infiltration of the choroid plexus.
lymphocytic choriomeningitis a form of viral meningitis caused by an arenavirus; it usually occurs during the fall and winter months in adults between the ages of 20 and 40.
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A cerebral meningitis in which there is a more or less marked cellular infiltration of the meninges, often with a lymphocytic infiltration of the choroid plexuses, particularly of the third and fourth ventricles.
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A cerebral meningitis with a more or less marked cellular infiltration of the meninges, often with a lymphocytic infiltration of the choroid plexuses.
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choriomeningitisInflammation of the MENINGES with involvement of the CHOROID PLEXUSES. Choriomeningitis is caused by an arenavirus that is endemic in house mice and pet hamsters. There is sudden fever, headache and stiff neck but the condition usually settles in about a week. Many lymphocytes are found in the cerebrospinal fluid. The full name of the condition is acute lymphocytic choriomeningitis.
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