What's to Know About Chronic Meningitis?

What’s to know about chronic meningitis?

Chronic meningitis refers to the inflammation of the lining of the spinal cord and brain with abnormalities in cerebrospinal fluid persisting for over a month.


  • Fever
  • Difficulty walking
  • Needle sensations
  • Double vision
  • Weakness
  • Numbness
  • Facial paralysis

In fact, the disease shares some symptoms with acute bacterial meningitis. The difference is that signs of a chronic one progresses gradually over weeks instead of days. Also, the fever is not as serious.

The causes of 1/3 of all patients is unknown. Known causes include tuberculosis, brain tumors, leukaemia, and sarcoidosis.


Keyword: chronic meningitis

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