What's to Know About Chronic Meningitis?

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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. Symptoms:
  • Fever
  • Difficulty walking
  • Needle sensations
  • Double vision
  • Weakness
  • Numbness
  • 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. Causes: The causes of 1/3 of all patients is unknown. Known causes include tuberculosis, brain tumors, leukaemia, and sarcoidosis.   Keyword: chronic meningitis
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