Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Meningitis can affect you differently depending on your age. Learn more about the symptoms and risk factors for each age group.
A head injury is an injury to your brain, skull, or scalp. All head injuries should be treated seriously and assessed by a doctor. Get the facts about 6 major types.
Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain tissue. It's most often caused by viral infections. In some cases, bacterial infections can also cause encephalitis.
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) refers to bleeding within the subarachnoid space, which is the area between your brain and the tissues that cover it.
Learn about the causes and symptoms of the West Nile virus.
There are many types of skull fractures, but only one major cause. Get the facts on fractures and learn about diagnosis and treatment.
A brain abscess forms when fungi, viruses, or bacteria reach your brain through a wound in your head or an infection somewhere else in your body.
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