Fast Five Quiz: What Do You Know About Meningitis?

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD


August 09, 2016

Meningitis is a clinical syndrome characterized by inflammation of the meninges, the three layers of membranes that enclose the brain and spinal cord. Patients with meningitis who present with an impaired level of consciousness are at increased risk for neurologic sequelae or death. A seizure during an episode of meningitis also is a risk factor for mortality or neurologic sequelae, particularly if the seizure is prolonged or difficult to control. How much do you know about this potentially serious condition? Test your knowledge with our short quiz.


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