Once there has been clinical resolution of the infection with no lasting neurological deficit the remaining risk is the development of epilepsy. Aseptic viral meningitis carries no significant risk, bacterial (pyogenic) meningitis a small increase, viral encephalitis a moderate risk and cerebral abscess a high risk.
|Condition||Class 1||Class 2|
|Aseptic viral meningitis||Unrestricted after 6 months||Unrestricted after 6 months|
| Bacterial meningitis
- Without seizure
- With seizure (in acute phase)
|Unrestricted after 12 months
OML after 2 years & unrestricted after 5 years
| Unrestricted after 12 months
Unrestricted after 2 years
|OML after 18 months & unrestricted after 5 years
OML after 3 years & unrestricted not possible
| Unrestricted after 18 months
Unrestricted after 3 years
|Cerebral abscess||Not possible||Not possible|
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