Which systemic diseases cause aseptic meningitis?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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Systemic diseases that can cause aseptic meningitis include the following:

  • Sarcoidosis

  • Leptomeningeal cancer

  • Posttransplantation lymphoproliferative disorder

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

  • Wegener granulomatosis

  • CNS vasculitis

  • Behçet disease

  • Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome


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