leptomeningitis


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leptomeningitis

 [lep″to-men″in-ji´tis]
inflammation of the leptomeninges.

lep·to·men·in·gi·tis

(lep'tō-men'in-jī'tis),
Inflammation of leptomeninges.
See also: arachnoiditis.
Synonym(s): pia-arachnitis

leptomeningitis

/lep·to·me·nin·gi·tis/ (-men″in-ji´tis) inflammation of the leptomeninges.

leptomeningitis

[-men′injī′tis]
an inflammation of the arachnoid and pia mater layers of the meninges. See also meningitis.

leptomeningitis

Neurology Inflammation of the pia and arachnoid membranes of the brain and spinal cord

lep·to·men·in·gi·tis

(lep'tō-men'in-jī'tis)
Inflammation of leptomeninges.
See also: arachnoiditis
Synonym(s): pia-arachnitis.

leptomeningitis

Inflammation of the two fine inner layers of the MENINGES, the PIA and ARACHNOID maters.

leptomeningitis

inflammation of the leptomeninges.
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Aseptic leptomeningitis (20%) was the most common finding in the 281 neuropathology autopsies reviewed, followed by HIV encephalitis (15%) (Table 5).
Leptomeningitis and encephalomyelitis were cardinal features in these animals (Figure 3, panels C and D).
Histopathologic examination of brain and spinal cord showed mild nonsuppurative lesions, leptomeningitis, and encephalomyelitis.