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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In our literature review, CSF findings in the reported cases were unremarkable, except pleocytosis with/without mild elevation in the protein level in seven cases with H1N1-associated encephalopathy/encephalitis out of 25 (8), (12), (14-16), (20), (21) and we found only one case with elevated CSF pressure (8).
was performed, which did not exhibit any bacteria on Gram stain but had an abundant pleocytosis of neutrophils.
An increased WBC count in the CSF or CSF pleocytosis is believed to be an indicator of infection (Pfisherer et al.
Urinary analysis revealed 25 leukocytes per high power field and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) examination revealed pleocytosis with normal glucose and protein values.
Ventriculer fluid pleocytosis in children with ventriculoperitoneal shunts.
Mononuclear pleocytosis (>5 cells per microlitre) is found in approximately one third of the MS patients.
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) examination revealed elevated opening pressure, pleocytosis (1200 cells/[mm.
In children, like in many animal species, massive hepatic damage predominate the clinical presentation with concurrent brain oedema without inflammation or CSF pleocytosis, which closely resembles Reye syndrome encephalopathy (3,6,39).
The authors recommended only daily CSF culture, as CSF pleocytosis did not differentiate meningitis from other infections (16).
1,9) The CSF profile in patients with ehrlichiosis is usually normal, but about 20% with signs of meningitis will have CSF pleocytosis similar to patients with viral or bacterial meningitis.