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Aseptic meningitis

Aseptic meningitis: Introduction

Aseptic meningitis: The occurrence of symptoms consistent with meningitis without the location of a causative organism. See detailed information below for a list of 56 causes of Aseptic meningitis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Aseptic meningitis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Aseptic meningitis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Aseptic meningitis

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Aseptic meningitis: Symptom Checker

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Aseptic meningitis Treatments

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Stories from Users for Aseptic meningitis

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Aseptic meningitis: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Aseptic meningitis

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Aseptic meningitis: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Aseptic meningitis

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Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed....read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine...read more »

Aseptic meningitis: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Aseptic meningitis: Related Rare Diseases

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Aseptic meningitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Aseptic meningitis listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Aseptic meningitis as a symptom include:

Article Excerpts about Aseptic meningitis

Meningitis is an illness in which there is inflammation of the tissues... (Source: excerpt from Viral (Aseptic) Meningitis: DVRD)

Definitions of Aseptic meningitis:

A syndrome characterized by headache, neck stiffness, low grade fever, and CSF lymphocytic pleocytosis in the absence of an acute bacterial pathogen. Viral meningitis is the most frequent cause although MYCOPLASMA INFECTIONS; RICKETTSIA INFECTIONS; diagnostic or therapeutic procedures; NEOPLASTIC PROCESSES; septic perimeningeal foci; and other conditions may result in this syndrome. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p745)
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Aseptic meningitis

The list below shows some of the causes of Aseptic meningitis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Aseptic meningitis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Aseptic meningitis. Of the 56 causes of Aseptic meningitis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 14 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 42 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Aseptic meningitis:

The following list of conditions have 'Aseptic meningitis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Aseptic meningitis:

The following list of medical conditions have Aseptic meningitis or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Aseptic meningitis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Aseptic meningitis based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Aseptic meningitis:

    Nonpyogenic meningitis
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Aseptic meningitis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Aseptic meningitis:

    Meningitis (160 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Aseptic meningitis:

    Meningitis (160 causes), Encephalitis (137 causes), Meningococcal disease, Bacterial infection, Viral infection, Headache (2433 causes), Fever (2274 causes), Stiff neck (136 causes), Photophobia (351 causes), Drowsiness (1139 causes), Myalgias (118 causes), Malaise (468 causes), Chills (1045 causes), Sore throat (512 causes), Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Nausea (2564 causes), Vomiting (2819 causes)

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Aseptic meningitis

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