International Journal For Multidisciplinary Research

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Exploring Hypertrophic Pachymeningitis: A Report of Two Cases

Author(s) Ravi Talapa, Siddhant Jain, Kunal Saini, Adil Amin
Country India
Abstract Hypertrophic pachymeningitis is a rare and complex disease with various aetiologies characterized by inflammation and thickening of the cranial or spinal duramater or both. The diagnosis is to be suspected on clinical, laboratory, radiological examination and can be confirmed on Dural biopsy. For the management, early diagnosis through relevant clinical history and radiological investigation is required. This case series highlight hypertrophic meningitis as a rare cause of altered mental status and the importance of a comprehensive medical history and examination for the diagnosis of such disease as early diagnosis of such cases and early initiation of the therapy can lead to better outcome. Steroid therapy is given as the first line of management but if patient does not respond to steroid therapy, it may progress to permanent neurological deterioration.
Keywords Pulse steroid therapy, Dural biopsy, Dural thickening
Field Medical / Pharmacy
Published In Volume 6, Issue 3, May-June 2024
Published On 2024-05-13
Cite This Exploring Hypertrophic Pachymeningitis: A Report of Two Cases - Ravi Talapa, Siddhant Jain, Kunal Saini, Adil Amin - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 3, May-June 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i03.20020
DOI https://doi.org/10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i03.20020
Short DOI https://doi.org/gtt8vs

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