Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain tissue. It's most often caused by viral infections. In some cases, bacterial infections can also cause encephalitis.
Concussions can cause serious symptoms that require medical treatment. A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that results in an altered mental state.
Hydrocephalus is a condition that occurs when fluid builds up in the skull and causes the brain to swell. The name means "water on the brain."
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