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Pneumococcal Meningitis complications
Pneumococcal Meningitis

Complications could include:

  • Macrocephaly refers to an overly large head in infants. Not all cases of macrocephaly are cause for alarm.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hydrocephalus is a condition that occurs when fluid builds up in the skull and causes the brain to swell. The name literally means "water on the brain."
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pseudobulbar palsy is an inability to control the muscles in the face. It can have a large impact on a person's ability to speak.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Megalencephaly is a condition that results in the development of an abnormally large brain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • If your child has an intellectual disability (ID), their brain doesn't develop properly. Their brain may also not function within the normal range of both intellectual and adaptive functioning. In the past, medical professionals called this condit...
    Source:HLCMS
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