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Streptococcal meningitis

Streptococcal meningitis: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Streptococcal meningitis:

Streptococcal meningitis as a Disease

Streptococcal meningitis: Type of or association with medical condition Bacterial meningitis.
  »Introduction: Bacterial meningitis

Streptococcal meningitis: Related Diseases

Streptococcal meningitis: Streptococcal meningitis is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Streptococcal meningitis as a subtype of Bacterial meningitis

Bacterial meningitis (medical condition): Bacterial meningitis is a form of meningitis caused by bacteria that normally lives in the mouth and throat. When the immune system is unable to supress this bacteria, it travels to the cerebrospinal spinal fluid in the brain. From there it affects the membranes surrounding the brain.

Bacterial meningitis (medical condition): A bacterial infection which results in inflammation of the meninges of the brain. The meninges are the membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord. Serious cases can result in brain damage or even death. The condition most commonly affects young children.

Hierarchical classifications of Streptococcal meningitis

The following list attempts to classify Streptococcal meningitis into categories where each line is subset of the next.

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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