The group of meningitis combines a large number nosologically of the independent diseases differing on an etiology, a pathogeny, the nature of morphological changes in covers of a head and spinal cord, a clinical picture, sharpness and weight of a current, the forecast. Differential diagnosis between them quite often presents certain difficulties and demands the accounting of all set of clinical signs and these special methods of a research. In this regard in addition to the main article « Meningitis » the table including the main differential diagnostic characters of various forms of meningitis is provided.
Table. MAIN DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSTIC CHARACTERS of VARIOUS FORMS of MENINGITIS