What causes inflammation of the brain?

Brain inflammation. Can be cauysed by infectious or autoimmune (collagen-vascular) conditions, or some other brain insult. For example edema or inflammation surrounding a bleed or tumor.

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How can viral encephalitis cause inflammation in the brain?

Infection . Viral encephalitis is an infection of the brain (like meningitis but that is an infection of the covering of the brain-the meninges). The infection causes an increase in white blood cells-that is the cause of the inflammation. The white blood cells fight the infection. Read more...
Encephalitis. Viral encephalitis is a viral infection of the brain. Brain swelling occurs due to the inflammation. Read more...