Specific Infections Associated with Epilepsy
What Is An Infection Associated With Epilepsy?
Epilepsy is said to have an infectious cause if there is proof of a brain infection that leads to seizures. Infection is probably the most common cause of epilepsy worldwide, but is more common in the developing world.
Following Is A List Of – And Links To – Information About Infections Associated With Epilepsy.
- Cerebral malaria
- TORCH infections (toxoplasmosis, other agents, rubella/German measles, cytomegalovirus, and herpes Simplex)
- Bacterial meningitis
- Viral encephalitis
- Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
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