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Meningitis is an acute or chronic inflammatory disease of the soft meninges, leptomeninx (arachnoidea and pia mater).

Distribution[edit | edit source]

According to the course
  • acute meningitis;
  • chronic meningitis.
According to etiology
  • infectious meningitis;
  • viral meningitis;
  • bacterial meningitis;
  • non-infectious.

Clinical units[edit | edit source]

  • purulent meningitis
  • (acute) serous meningitis;
  • tuberculosis meningitis.
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References[edit | edit source]

  • CASPER, Dennis, Eugene BRAUNWALD a Anthony FAUCI, et al. Harrison´s Manual of Medicine. 16. vydání. New York : McGraw-Hill Professional, 2005. 1016 s.