Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
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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.
Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, refers to a group of symptoms usually caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
Meningeal tuberculosis occurs when tuberculosis travels through the bloodstream to the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord, called the meninges.
Cryptococcal meningitis is a fungal infection and inflammation of the membranes covering your spinal cord and brain.
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