Mollaret meningitis. A report of three cases.

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Journal Article

Three cases of benign, recurrent meningitis of Mollaret demonstrated unusual aspects of this disease. Postpartum pituitary necrosis was an antecedent event in one case. A second case occurred in an otherwise healthy 82-year-old woman, and a third patient was thought to have Histoplasma meningitis. The pathophysiology of Mollaret meningitis remains an enigma, and the therapy consists of supportive care.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Haynes, BF; Wright, R; McCracken, JP

Published Date

  • October 1, 1976

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 236 / 17

Start / End Page

  • 1967 - 1969

PubMed ID

  • 989560

Pubmed Central ID

  • 989560

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1538-3598

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0098-7484

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/jama.236.17.1967

Language

  • eng