Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
There are many types of skull fractures, but only one major cause. Get the facts on fractures and learn about diagnosis and treatment.
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) refers to bleeding within the subarachnoid space, which is the area between your brain and the tissues that cover it.
Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain tissue. It's most often caused by viral infections. In some cases, bacterial infections can also cause encephalitis.
Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, refers to a group of symptoms usually caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
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.
Meningeal tuberculosis occurs when tuberculosis travels through the bloodstream to the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord, called the meninges.
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that can lead to meningitis if it's left untreated.
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