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Causes of Anthrax meningitis

List of causes of Anthrax meningitis

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Anthrax meningitis) that could possibly cause Anthrax meningitis includes:

  • Contact with contaminated animal hides, hair, bone products, and wool. Inhalation anthrax was most commonly contracted when workers breathed in airborne anthrax spores, which were released during industrial processes such as tanning hides and processing wool
  • The main form of inhalational anthrax is a bloody infection of the lymph nodes in the chest, a condition called hemorrhagic mediastinitis. Up to half of affected individuals may also have a hemorrhagic meningitis

Primary Cause of Anthrax meningitis

The primary cause of Anthrax meningitis is the result:

  • of an infectious agent.

Anthrax meningitis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Anthrax meningitis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Anthrax meningitis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Anthrax meningitis may be found in:


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