pleocytosis


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pleocytosis

 [ple″o-si-to´sis]
more than the normal number of lymphocytes in cerebrospinal fluid.

ple·o·cy·to·sis

(ple'ō-sī-tō'sis),
Presence of more cells than normal, often denoting leukocytosis and especially lymphocytosis or round cell infiltration; originally applied to the lymphocytosis of the cerebrospinal fluid present in syphilis of the central nervous system.
[pleo- + G. kytos, cell, + -ōsis, condition]

pleocytosis

/pleo·cy·to·sis/ (ple″o-si-to´sis) presence of a greater than normal number of cells in cerebrospinal fluid.

pleocytosis

[plē′ōsītō′sis]
presence of a greater than normal number of cells in the cerebrospinal fluid.

ple·o·cy·to·sis

(plē'ō-sī-tō'sis)
Presence of more cells than normal, often denoting leukocytosis and especially lymphocytosis or round cell infiltration.
[pleo- + G. kytos, cell, + -ōsis, condition]

pleocytosis

An abnormal increase in the number of cells in the CEREBROSPINAL FLUID.

pleocytosis

the presence of a greater than normal number of cells, as of more than the normal number of lymphocytes in cerebrospinal fluid.
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Diagnosis of TBM was based on CSF pleocytosis and lymphocytic predominance.
Seven of nine patients had pleocytosis (median = 163 cells/[mm.
However, as in our case, lumbar puncture showed exaggerated lymphocytic pleocytosis and cytology showed the presence of mantle cells on cerebrospinal fluid analysis.
18), have compared the clinical presentation, CSF and radiological findings among immunocompetent and immunocompetent patients, agreeing that HIV positive patients tend to present more frequently CSF parameters such as glycemia, Proteinuria, and pleocytosis within normal ranges compared to HIV-negative patients.
Imaging changes must always be evaluated in conjunction with the clinical symptoms, signs, and laboratory abnormalities, particularly the presence of a CSF pleocytosis.
There have been documented cases of bacterial meningitis in the absence of pleocytosis, with a particular occurrence in children.
A lumbar puncture shows lymphocytic pleocytosis with an opening pressure of 28 cm [H.
CSF analysis typically demonstrates lymphocyte predominate pleocytosis (100-500 cells/microliter), elevated protein (100-500 mg/dL), and low glucose (usually less than 45 mg/dL).
A migrainous syndrome with cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis.
Lymphocytic pleocytosis revealed by cytology was found in 6/10 patients and lymphocytic-neutrophilic pleocytosis in 4/10 patients [Figure 2].
The CSF analysis shows raised proteins normal or decreased glucose pleocytosis with high count of white as well as red blood cells.