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Glossary for Brain infection

Medical terms related to Brain infection or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abscess: This is an area of puss collected in a cavity which is constituted by necrotised tissue
  • Acute meningitis: Acute meningitis is an inflammation of the brain that presents in an acute fashion. The inflammation may be the result of infective agents such as bacteria, viruses and fungi as well as non-infective agents such as certain drugs. Acute forms of meningitis can develop in within hours or days whereas chronic meningitis develops over weeks or months.
  • Aspergillosis: Infection with a fungus called Aspergillus.
  • Bonnemann-Meinecke-Reich syndrome: A rare disorder characterized mainly by growth problems, vision problems and brain disease.
  • Brain conditions: Medical conditions that affect the brain
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Cerebral abscess: This is an area of puss collected in a cavity which is constituted by necrotised tissue
  • Chronic meningitis: Chronic meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges with subacute onset and persisting cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) abnormalities lasting for at least one month.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Encephalitis: Infection of the brain (as a symptom)
  • Encephalopathy: Any degenerative condition which affects ones brain
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hydrocephalus: A condition which is characterized by marked dilatation of the cerebral ventricles
  • Infection: Infections as a symptom.
  • Inflammatory symptoms: Symptoms related to inflammation.
  • Labrynthitis: Inner ear condition affecting various ear structures
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Rabies: An infectious disease that can affect any mammal including humans and is transmitted through the saliva of an infected animal. The infectious agent is the Neurotropic lyssavirus which affects the salivary gland and also causes neurological symptoms.
  • Simian B virus infection: A type of herpesvirus which occurs in monkeys but can be transmitted to humans through bites or through contact with infected monkey tissue as in a laboratory situation. The virus infects the brain (encephalitis) and the surrounding membrane (meningitis).
  • Sinusitis: Inflammation of the sinus passages (as a symptom)
  • TORCH Syndrome: Infection of a fetus by any of a group of infectious agents which have been transmitted from the mother through the placenta. The infections include toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes virus, hepatitis and syphilis. The severity and nature of symptoms is determined by the type of infection.
  • Toxocariasis: A parasitic roundworm (Toxocara canis or Toxocara cati) infection that normally occurs in cats and dogs but can be transmitted to humans by ingesting the larvae or eggs. The infection may be asymptomatic or severe and symptoms depend on where the larvae travel to when they migrate through the body.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Brain infection:

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