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Non–infectious meningitis causes include
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus)
- Certain drugs
- Head injury
- Brain surgery
This type of meningitis is not spread from person to person. Non-infectious meningitis can be caused by cancers, systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus), certain drugs, head injury, and brain surgery.
Signs & Symptoms
Meningitis infection is characterized by a sudden onset of fever, headache, and stiff neck. It is often accompanied by other symptoms, such as
- Photophobia (sensitivity to light)
- Altered mental status
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