MENINGITIS

By: Sai Thor

Inflammation meninges lining brain and spinal cord.
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Symptoms

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Diagnosis

  • X-ray
  • Blood Test

Bacterial + Antibiotics

  • Brain Damage
  • Disabilities


3 type:


  1. Streptococcus Pneumoniae ( Pneumococcus )
  2. Haemophilus influencae ( Hib, type b )
  3. Neisseria Meningitidis ( Meningococcus )
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Viral

Virus- borne inflammation.

Fluid filled space between meninges.

  • Numerous weeks
  • OTC Medication
  • Immune system manage itself
  • NO antibiotics


Cause:


  1. Herpes-viruses ( chicken pox )
  2. Mumps Virus
  3. Measles Virus
  4. West Nile Virus