Symptoms: fever, neck rigidity, pain, painful paraspinal muscle spasms, seizures, dementia, agitation, ataxia
Cause: inflammation of the meanings (Meningitis) or inflammation of the brain tissue (Encephalitis), or simultaneously (Meningoencephalitis) caused by bacteria, fungi, viruses, protozoa, parasites or chemical agents.
Duration: few days
First aid: resting, pain relief’s
Prevention: infections avoiding
Treatment: according the underlying cause, infusions, resting, glucocorticoids, soft palatable diet
Therapy success: 70 to 100%
Convalescence: slow (weeks to months)