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