Which conditions may evolve from bacterial meningitis?

Updated: Jul 16, 2019
  • Author: Rodrigo Hasbun, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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The specific infectious agents that are involved in bacterial meningitis vary among different patient age groups, and the inflammation may evolve into the following conditions:

  • Ventriculitis

  • Empyema

  • Cerebritis

  • Abscess formation


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