What are possible complications during the acute phase of viral meningitis?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Cordia Wan, MD; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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Physicians must realize that viruses capable of causing meningitis can also cause more serious infections of the CNS and other organs. Complications, such as brain edema, hydrocephalus, and seizures, can occur in the acute period.


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