epidemic meningitis

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epidemic meningitis

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(Pathology) another name for cerebrospinal meningitis
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Noun1.epidemic meningitis - meningitis caused by bacteria and often fatal
meningitis - infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the meninges (the tissues that surround the brain or spinal cord) usually caused by a bacterial infection; symptoms include headache and stiff neck and fever and nausea
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Among all these, acute pyogenic meningitis is the most common form of suppurative central nervous system (CNS) infection which occurs throughout the world.
In 58% of the cases, CNS infections were the cause, most notably Acute Pyogenic Meningitis (n=11), Tuberculous Meningitis (n=8), Viral Encephalitis (n=7) and cerebral malaria (n=1).

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