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(Mollaret meningitis)
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  • Recurrent Meningitis. [Review]
  • CPCurr Pain Headache Rep 2017; 21(7):33
  • Rosenberg J, Galen BT
  • Recurrent meningitis is a rare clinical scenario that can be self-limiting or life threatening depending on the underlying etiology. This review describes the causes, risk factors, treatment, and pro…
  • Extramedullary spinal teratoma presenting with recurrent aseptic meningitis. [Case Reports]
  • PNPediatr Neurol 2014; 50(6):655-7
  • Mpayo LL, Liu XH, … Yang L
  • CONCLUSIONS: As the symptomatic attacks of spontaneous rupture of spinal teratoma resemble presentations of Mollaret meningitis, spinal teratoma should be considered in the differential diagnosis of Mollaret meningitis. We describe a rare example of spinal teratoma causing recurrent meningitis. Spine imaging should be considered in individuals with recurrent aseptic meningitis as this promotes earlier diagnosis, more appropriate treatment, and improved neurological outcome.
  • Herpes simplex virus type 2-associated recurrent aseptic (Mollaret's) meningitis in genitourinary medicine clinic: a case report. [Case Reports]
  • IMInt Med Case Rep J 2014; 7:31-3
  • Abou-Foul AK, Buhary TM, Gayed SL
  • CONCLUSIONS: Mollaret's meningitis is a rare form of idiopathic recurrent aseptic meningitis that has a sudden onset, short duration, and spontaneous remission with unpredictable recurrence. We believe that the presence of concurrent or recurrent mucocutaneous herpetic lesions can aid its diagnosis, prior to which, affected patients usually have many unnecessary investigations and treatments. Therefore, detailed sexual history should be sought in all patients with aseptic meningitis, and clinicians should also ask about history of recurrent headaches in all patients with recurrent herpetic anogenital lesions. Continuous suppressive acyclovir therapy may reduce the frequency and severity of attacks and can dramatically improve lifestyle.
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