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**Meningitis**
 - Inflammatory disease of the leptomeninges
 - Abnormal number of white blood cells + infectious agent in the cerebrospinal fluid
 - Classic triad of acute bacterial meningitis consists of fever, nuchal rigidity, and a change in mental status
 - Aseptic meningitis is when infectious agent cannot be isolated by routine blood cultures

**Encephalitis**
 - It is the inflammation of Brain Parenchyma
 - In encephalitis brain functioning is impaired unlike in meningitis which usually results in lethargy and irritability
 - Encephalitis + associated meningitis meningoencephalitis
 - Encephalomyelitis=Spinal cord
 - Encephalomyeloradiculitis=Nerve roots
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