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Viral Meningitis

Viral Meningitis Causes

It is said to be caused by microorganism such as the Neisseria Meningitis and Streptococcus Pneumoniae.

Viral Meningitis Definition

Viral Meningitis is the medical condition whereby there is an inflammation of the meninges or the protective membranes covering the brain and the spinal cord caused by viruses.

Viral Meningitis Diagnosis

Diagnosis is made through lumbar puncture and CSF analysis.

Viral Meningitis Symptoms and Signs

Symptoms of viral meningitis includes headaches, rigidity and pain in the neck, photophobia, phonophobia, delirium, irritability, seizures and swelling of the fontanelle.

Viral Meningitis Treatment

Treatment is made through administration of antibiotics and corticosteroids are also advised.

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