RESULTS Menin­gi­tis (4)

Inflam­ma­tion of the meninges, the mem­branes that envelop the brain and the spinal cord; may cause hear­ing loss or deaf­ness

Source: National Insti­tute on Deaf­ness and Other Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Dis­or­ders

Menin­gi­tis : The fol­low­ing are avail­able in the Resource Cen­tre or online.
Meningo­coc­cal Dis­ease
Cen­ters for Dis­ease Con­trol and Pre­ven­tion. 2017.
Lum­bar Punc­ture (Spinal Tap)
Michael C. Levin, MD. Merck Manuel /​Le Manuel Merck. 2016. USA.
Mayo Clinic. 2017. USA.
Intro­duc­tion to Menin­gi­tis
John E. Green­lee, MD. Merck Man­u­als. 2017. The full arti­cle also includes infor­ma­tion on viral menin­gi­tis, bac­te­r­ial menin­gi­tis, non­in­fec­tious menin­gi­tis, recur­rent menin­gi­tis, and chronic menin­gi­tis.

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