What is meningitis? What is encephalitis? What causes meningitis and encephalitis? Who is at risk for encephalitis and meningitis?
Meningitis and Encephalitis Fact Sheet
Aseptic meningitis in adult onset Still’s disease | Semantic Scholar
Meningitis, 3D illustration showing swelling of meninges and presence of purulent exudate under meninges. Meningitis is a well known medical condition that develops an unwanted tissue extending coverage to spiral cord and brain and they soon get inflamed. Such type of inflammation can also be caused by bacterial infections but at that time it is known as bacterial meningitis however the one without bacteria is called as Aseptic Meningitis. When such conditions are caused by virus attacks then they are well known as virus meningitis.
Aseptic meningitis in adult onset Still’s disease
Bacterial: Borrelia burgdorferi, rickettsial spp , Leptospira spp. Cryptococcus , Coccidioides , Candida , Histoplasma , Blastomycosis Parasitic: Toxoplasma gondi more commonly encephalitic , Amoeba spp. The above lists are not entirely comprehensive.
Aseptic meningitis is a specific type of meningitis that refers to inflammation of the brain and spinal cord caused by something other than a bacterial infection, most commonly, a viral infection. Below we discuss common symptoms of aseptic meningitis and 7 common causes of viral meningitis. We will also review treatment options and tests you need to diagnose aseptic meningitis.