Mollaret meningitis. A report of three cases.

Journal Article (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 25, 1976

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 236 / 17

Start / End Page

  • 1967 - 1969

PubMed ID

  • 989560

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0098-7484

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/jama.236.17.1967


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States