A 21-year-old member asked:
Does meningitis suggest the possibility of malignancy of a head or neck cancer?
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Pathology 33 years experience
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Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
No: I can conjure a specific odd situation where it could, but meningitis is bacterial, common in kids with specific bacteria, and epidemically with mengococcus. There are also terminal phases of some malignancies where malignant cells infest the meninges and cause symptoms.
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Last updated Sep 15, 2012
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