The aim of this paper is to study the clinical laboratory findings and therapeutical evolution of the zosterian meningitis. The retrospective study was done on 20 patients with zosterian meningitis hospitalized in the Clinic of Infectious Disease in 2000 – 2006 period. All the studied patients presented stomatological affections and varicella in their past.
The most affected group of age was of the 6-15 years old child – 8 cases, with the prevalence of the male sex – 13 cases; the highest morbidity being in 2000 and 2006 with 4 cases each. The meningitis preceded the zosterian vesiculous eruption in 45% cases; the length of meningean syndrome being smaller (2-5 days) when the CSF pleiocitosis < 500 elements per mm3. There was no direct relation between the CSF pleiocitosis and the affection of cranial nerves.
- CEREBROSPINAL FLUID.
- HERPES ZOSTER