Chronic meningitis refers to the inflammation of the lining of the spinal cord and brain with abnormalities in cerebrospinal fluid persisting for over a month.
- Difficulty walking
- Needle sensations
- Double vision
- Facial paralysis
In fact, the disease shares some symptoms with acute bacterial meningitis. The difference is that signs of a chronic one progresses gradually over weeks instead of days. Also, the fever is not as serious.
The causes of 1/3 of all patients is unknown. Known causes include tuberculosis, brain tumors, leukaemia, and sarcoidosis.
Keyword: chronic meningitis