Svensk definition

Inflammation i spindelvävshinnan, belägen mellan den hårda och den mjuka hjärnhinnan.

Engelsk definition

Acute or chronic inflammation of the arachnoid membrane of the meninges most often involving the spinal cord or base of the brain. This term generally refers to a persistent inflammatory process characterized by thickening of the ARACHNOID membrane and dural adhesions. Associated conditions include prior surgery, infections, trauma, SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE, and chemical irritation. Clinical features vary with the site of inflammation, but include cranial neuropathies, radiculopathies, and myelopathies. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1997, Ch48, p25)

Svenska synonymer

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Engelska synonymer

Arachnoiditides Inflammation, Arachnoid Membrane Arachnoid Membrane Inflammation Arachnoid Membrane Inflammations Inflammations, Arachnoid Membrane