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Medical Term:

adhesive arachnoiditis


thickening of the leptomeninges, sometimes with obliteration of the subarachnoid space; commonly related to acute or chronic leptomeningitis of bacterial or chemical origin.

Synonym(s): obliterative arachnoiditis

See Also: leptomeningeal fibrosis

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