Mollaret's meningitis

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Mollaret in 1944 was the first to describe a meningitic syndrome characterised by recurrent febrile episodes of 2-4 days duration with simultaneous headache, neck stiffness and myalgia.

The cause is unknown.

The CSF shows a mononuclear pleocytosis with initially large and fragile endothelial cells.

Last reviewed 01/2018