Jackson Mary Anne

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Viral meningitis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has viral meningitis? What are the typical findings for this disease? Fever plus headache in older patients, irritability in young infants Altered mental status and stiff neck, seizures less common Cerebrospinal fluid shows lymphocytic pleocytosis; normal CSF may be seen in neonates with…

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