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What is Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system?

What is Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system?

  • Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system: Infection by an amoebic organism called Acanthamoeba. Infection usually occurs when the amoeba enters through a break in the skin or through the nose. Infection can be localized or systemic where it can involve the central nervous system and cause potentially fatal meningoencephalitis. Infection of the eye can occur by cleaning contact lenses in contaminated water.

Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system: Introduction

Types of Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system:

Broader types of Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system:

What causes Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system?

Causes of Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system: see causes of Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system

What are the symptoms of Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system?

Symptoms of Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system: see symptoms of Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system

Can anyone else get Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system?

More information: see contagiousness of Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system
Inheritance: see inheritance of Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system

Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system: Infectious Disease Specialist, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system.
Treatments for Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system: see treatments for Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system

Name of Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system

Main name of condition: Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system

Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system: Related Conditions

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