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Here is a quick mnemonic “MENINGES to remember about Acute Meningococcemia Rash

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT & NCLEX exams

Acute Meningococcemia Rash : How To Remember Easily ?

  • M – Maculopapular lesions
  • E – Evolving into petechiae
  • N – Numerous and enlarging
  • I – Involved trunk and extremities
  • N – Neisseria meningitidis
  • G – Generally affects children
  • E – Individuals with asplenia or complement deficiency
  • S – Sometimes preceded by upper respiratory infection


Mnemonic : MENINGES

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