Chronic and Recurrent Meningitis

Chronic and Recurrent Meningitis is a topic covered in the Harrison's Manual of Medicine.

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Chronic inflammation of the meninges (pia, arachnoid, and dura) can produce profound neurologic disability and may be fatal if not successfully treated. The causes are varied. Five categories of disease account for most cases of chronic meningitis:

  • Meningeal infections
  • Malignancy
  • Noninfectious inflammatory disorders
  • Chemical meningitis
  • Parameningeal infections

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TY - ELEC T1 - Chronic and Recurrent Meningitis ID - 623118 Y1 - 2017 PB - Harrison's Manual of Medicine UR - https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623118/all/Chronic_and_Recurrent_Meningitis ER -