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Bacterial Vs. Viral Meningitis by yaofenjin


									Bacterial Vs. Viral Meningitis

          By Nick Titus
         A&P 5th Period
• The meninges is a system of membranes
  which surround the central nervous system.
• It consists of three main layers:
• Dura Mater
• Arachnoid Mater
• Pia Mater
Meningitis and Some Interesting Facts
• Definition: A moderate to severe inflammation
  of the meninges surrounding the central
  nervous system.
• 95% of cases are found in children under the
  age of 5.
• Boys are more likely to get it than girls.
• There are over 5000 bacterial agents that can
  cause meningitis

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