Johns Hopkins Guides provide diagnosis, management, and treatment guidance for infectious diseases, diabetes, and psychiatric conditions. Explore these free sample topics:
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- Viral: enteroviruses (including Coxsackie, echo, Enterovirus 71), HSV (primarily Type 2), arboviruses (West Nile virus, others), LCMV, mumps, influenza, parainfluenza, measles, EBV, CMV, VZV, HHV-6, parvovirus B19, acute HIV infection, Ebola virus.
- Fungal: occasional causes if fungal culture not obtained, or lacks growth of organism.
- Parasitic: Toxoplasma gondi (more commonly encephalitic), Amoeba spp., T. solium
- Recurrent: often due to HSV (formerly called Mollaret’s meningitis)
- Non-infectious causes: carcinomatous (primary or metastatic, lymphoma or leukemia), drug-induced (e.g., TMP-SMX, INH, ibuprofen, allopurinol), CNS vasculitis, CNS sarcoidosis, Behçet’s syndrome, vaccines, benign lymphocytic meningitis, HANDL (headache w/ neurological deficits and lymphocytic pleocytosis ), intravenous immunoglobulin, Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome, SLE, granulomatosis with polyangiitis, Sjögren syndrome, Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease.
- The above lists are not entirely comprehensive.