ICD-11 1D80.2 — Meningitis due to mumps virus
A disease of the meninges, caused by an infection with mumps virus. This disease is characterised by photophobia, vomiting, fever, arthralgia, headache, stiff neck, convulsions, or seizures. This disease may also present with pale, blotchy skin or a distinctive rash. Transmission is by haematogenous spread to the meninges after inhalation of infected respiratory secretions or droplet transmission. Confirmation is by identification of mumps virus in a buccal swab or blood sample.
The diagnosis excludes nothing.
It has no clarifying diagnoses.