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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 108-111

Eosinophilic meningitis: Report of three cases from a hilly area in Kerala


1 Department of Neurology, VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi, Kerala, India
2 Department of Radiology, VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi, Kerala, India
3 Department of Family Medicine, VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi, Kerala, India
4 Department of General Medicine, General Hospital, Kochi, Kerala, India
5 Department of Ophthalmology, General Hospital, Kochi, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Muhammed Jasim Abdul Jalal
Department of Family Medicine, VPS Lakeshore Hospital, NH-47 Bypass, Maradu, Nettoor, Kochi - 682 040, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/aian.AIAN_254_18

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Normal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) does not contain eosinophils. The presence of >10 eosinophils/μL in CSF or at least 10% eosinophils in total CSF leukocyte count confirms eosinophilic meningitis. We present three patients with eosinophilic meningitis from the same locality with peripheral eosinophilia.


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