What Should We Know About Meningismus?

What should we know about meningismus?

People with meningismus show symptoms as if they are infected with meningitis. However, there is no inflammation of their meninges.


  • Headache
  • Increased spinal fluid pressure
  • A stiff neck
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting


  • Pneumonia
  • Food poisoning
  • Diabetes
  • Uremia
  • Influenza
  • Measles

When you have meningitis, changes in spinal fluid can be detected. If you have meningismus, those changes are not found.

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