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Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system

Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system is available below.

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