Immunocompromised patients, children, and elderly patients are at higher risk for infectious meningoencephalitis with specific pathogens. Meningoencephalitis also has noninfectious etiologies, including traumatic (irritation from blood), drug induced, sarcoidosis related, and carcinomatous.
There are reports of meningoencephalitis following exposure to Zika virus.
G04.90 – Encephalitis and encephalomyelitis, unspecified
7125002 – Meningoencephalitis
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