Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

Causes of Granulomatous amebic encephalitis

Causes of Granulomatous amebic encephalitis

Granulomatous amebic encephalitis (GAE) is caused by the genus Acanthamoeba, a group of free-living infectious organisms. These organisms are prevalent in soil, water, air and dust and don't usually cause disease in healthy individuals. GAE develops in immunocompromised patients, such as AIDS patients, transplant patients and liver patients.

Primary Cause of Granulomatous amebic encephalitis

The primary cause of Granulomatous amebic encephalitis is the result:

  • of an infectious agent.

Granulomatous amebic encephalitis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Granulomatous amebic encephalitis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Granulomatous amebic encephalitis as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Granulomatous amebic encephalitis as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Granulomatous amebic encephalitis. Our database lists the following as having Granulomatous amebic encephalitis as a complication of that condition:

Related information on causes of Granulomatous amebic encephalitis:

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

 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise