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Neck pain is most often related to injury, tension, arthritis, or
chronic misuse of the neck. But in rare cases, neck stiffness may be a sign
of bleeding or infection (meningitis, encephalitis, or an abscess) within or
around the brain.
A stiff neck may be a symptom of one of these serious conditions
September 13, 2012
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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