Inflammation characterizes by of meninges, which they are the membranes that surround and protect to the brain and the
marrow and although it affects any age, is more frequent in greater
The type of
direct relation with the age and are caused by diverse microorganisms that can be
, virus or fungi, being
the most frequent ones.
, in contrast to the
one that requires urgent and immediate treatment, since he is generally mortal.
between the 2 months and the 5 years, B type predominates the acute
caused by meningococo Haemophilus
(HIB) in the young people meningococo and the adults neumococo.
, it is denominated to him
and the most frequent causes are caused by fungi like the Criptococo neoformans and when they are of viral
, they are caused by enterovirus Coxsackie, echovirus and
most frequently appear by the end of
and principles of
Very frequently the
begins in other parts of the body, as in the lungs and the microorganism cause is taken by the sanguineous torrent towards meninges, reason why the
appears after to have suffered other
, that is the inflammation of the average ear,
of Lyme, sífilis,
or saturnismo, is to say poisoning by lead.
produced by the Haemophilus bacterium influenzae B type, can be come up by means of the vaccine HIB, that is recommended to apply to the
both from months of age and in places in where there is epidemic or suspicion of dissemination of the
All the forms of
present / display symptoms and similar singos among them, the main ones are:
greater high Fever to 39°C.
Rigidity of nape of the neck, that rare time appears in
Diminution of the conscience state.
Episodes of intense excitation.
Vomit and very hard in spurt form.
The beginning of the
usually is sudden and to quickly cause alterations of the conscience state that go from the somnolencia, confusion, stupor and comma.
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