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Causes Of Pachymeningitis
Distinct layers: Pachymeningitis refers to inflammation (itis) of the covering of the brain known as the dura mater or pachymenix. Leptomeningitis refers to inflammation of the leptomeninges, which are the pia and arachnoid membranes that sit between the dura and the brain. Sometimes an MRI will show enhancement preferentially in one of these compartments over the other but typically they go together.
Do you know what is the cure for pachymeningitis, or is anyone cured of this condition, please help.?
Pachymenintitis: Pachymeningitis is an inflammatory disease of the membrane that covers the brain. Treatment commonly uses steroids and antibiotics and yes people have been cured of this disorder but it is a complex one.
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An u/s showed "reactive size (3mm) nodes" (bilateral cervical in 7 y/o child). what could be the cause to be "reactive, " if enlarged for 4+ years?
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