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What can be permanent damage caused by spinal meningitis?

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Dr. Jeffrey Oppenheimer
Neurosurgery 39 years experience
Scarring: Scar tissue around nerves and brain which can cause extremity pain, back pain, cognitive deficits and seizures.
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