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What causes meningitis?
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: Many things
Meningitis develops when the circulating bacteria, virus, or fungi in the blood stream seeds and infects the meninges (thick covering of brain).
Occasionally, it can also be an extension of inflammation of adjacent structures, e.g., paranasal sinus, to meninges.

In brief: Many things
Meningitis develops when the circulating bacteria, virus, or fungi in the blood stream seeds and infects the meninges (thick covering of brain).
Occasionally, it can also be an extension of inflammation of adjacent structures, e.g., paranasal sinus, to meninges.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics
In brief: Many things
Meningitis is an infection of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord (meninges).
The infection can be viral, bacterial or even fungal.

In brief: Many things
Meningitis is an infection of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord (meninges).
The infection can be viral, bacterial or even fungal.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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