• spinal cord
  • If meningitis is suspected, doctors will take samples of blood and/or fluid near the spinal cord and send them to the laboratory for testing. (virginia.gov)
  • viruses that cause
  • Viruses that cause meningitis can also be spread through the respiratory secretions of an infected person, such as by inhaling or touching droplets created when the infected person coughs or sneezes. (virginia.gov)
  • The viruses that cause meningitis are typically acquired from sick contacts. (wikipedia.org)
  • herpes simplex
  • Herpes simplex virus is likely the most common cause of Mollaret's meningitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although for a long time, the cause of Mollaret's meningitis was not known, recent work has associated this problem with herpes simplex viruses, which cause cold sores, occular herpes as well as genital herpes. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient
  • To the editor: We write to report the case of a patient who developed aseptic meningitis after taking phenazopyridine hydrochloride. (annals.org)
  • A patient is described with aseptic meningitis after posterior fossa surgery who underwent posterior fossa re-exploration nearly 3 years after the initial operation. (bmj.com)