Recurrent meningitis--a review of current literature.

  title={Recurrent meningitis--a review of current literature.},
  author={Justyna Janocha-Litwin and Krzysztof Simon},
  journal={Przeglad epidemiologiczny},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={41-5, 125-9}
The paper discusses epidemiology, aetiology and the most important predisposing factors associated with recurrent meningitis, as well as the possibilities to prevent this particularly challenging clinical problem. The frequency of recurrent meningitis is estimated to be 2-9%. However, the case fatality is lower compared to a single episode of meningitis. The main causes of recurrent meningitis are considered to be: head injury, congenital or acquired (post-traumatic or post-surgical) cranial or… CONTINUE READING