Symptoms[edit | edit source]
Sudden high fever, severe headache, and neck stiffness are the hallmark symptoms of meningitis. Others symptoms include:
- Nausea and vomiting
- Confusion and disorientation
- Drowsiness or sluggishness
- Sensitivity to light
- Poor appetite
- More severe symptoms include seizure and coma.
Chronic meningitis[edit | edit source]
See also[edit | edit source]
Learn more[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "Meningitis". blausen.com. Nov 19, 2015. Retrieved Aug 25, 2018.
membrane - The word "membrane" can have different meanings in different fields of biology. In cell biology, a membrane is a layer of molecules that surround its contents. Examples of cell-biology membranes include the "cell membrane" that surrounds a cell, the "mitochondrial membranes" that form the outer layers of mitochondria, and the "viral envelope" that surrounds enveloped viruses. In anatomy or tissue biology, a membrane is a barrier formed by a layer of cells. Examples of anatomical membranes include the pleural membranes that surrounds the lungs, the pericardium which surrounds the heart, and some of the layers within the blood-brain barrier.