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Table 4 CSF leukocyte count in non-infectious neurological diseases subgroups

From: Cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis level as a diagnostic predictor? A cross-sectional study

Non-infectious neurological diseases subgroup CSF leukocytes/μl
≤10 >10–50 >50–100 >100–200 >200–400 >400–600 >600 Total
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Encephalitis/myelitis, non-infectious   8 (66.7)   2 (16.7) 1 (8.3) 1 (8.3)   12 (100.0)
Seizures/epilepsy/status epilepticus 2 (33.3) 4 (66.7)       6 (100.0)
Ischemia/infarction/stroke 4 (36.3) 4 (36.6) 1 (9.1) 2 (18.2)     11 (100.0)
Intracranial haemorrhage   1 (50.0)   1 (50.0)     2 (100.0)
Multiple sclerosis 8 (53.3) 7 (46.7)       15 (100.0)
Demyelinating disease/polyneuropathy 2 (40.0) 3 (60.0)       5 (100.0)
Paralysis/palsy of cranial nerve 2 (66.7)   1 (33.3)      3 (100.0)
Headache/migraine 3 (60.0) 2 (40.0)       5 (100.0)
Other neurological 11 (55.0) 5 (25.0) 1 (5.0) 1 (5.0) 1 (5.0)   1 (5.0) 20 (100.0)
Total 32 (40.5) 34 (43.0) 3 (3.8) 6 (7.6) 2 (2.5) 1 (1.3) 1 (1.3) 79 (100.0)