CEREBRO-SPINAL FEVER

Definition: Cerebro-spinal fever is an acute infections disease characterized by an inflammation of the meninges of the brain and spinal cord caused by the diplococcus intracellularis. It is accompanied by irregular systemic disturbances. Many cases have a petechial eruption, hence the names “spotted fever” and “petechial fever”. Historical Note: Cerebro-spinal fever was first described in […]