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2,430 Possible Causes for Absent Pulp Chambers, Generalized Motor Seizure, Intracranial Hypertension

  • Head Injury

    Cerebral artery vasospasm may ensue as an immediate hemodynamic complication of traumatic brain injury causing intracranial hypertension in almost half of patients.[symptoma.com] Original Article Dec 17, 2015 Hypothermia for Intracranial Hypertension after Traumatic Brain Injury Andrews P.J.D., Sinclair H.L., Rodriguez A., et al.[nejm.org] The use of hypertonic saline for treating intracranial hypertension after traumatic brain injury. Anesth Analg. 2006 Jun. 102(6):1836-46. [Medline].[emedicine.com]

    Missing: Absent Pulp Chambers
  • Intracerebral Hematoma

    Seizures, frequently focal motor or focal with secondary generalization, occur in the first week after nonmissile trauma in approximately 5% of patients, but they herald chronic[dartmouth.edu] Complications include intracranial hypertension, brain herniation, and death.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Intracranial hypertension is considered the main reason for surgical indication in subjects with ICH, especially in cases in which there is a progressive neurological deterioration[scielo.br]

    Missing: Absent Pulp Chambers
  • Subdural Hematoma

    […] but they are rarely described in cases of acute intracranial hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Further prospective randomized controlled study is warranted in stable patients without evident intracranial hypertension and impending cerebral herniation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One might find signs of intracranial hypertension in children, displacement of the pineal body, old fractures or, infrequently, unusual calcifications.[jamanetwork.com]

    Missing: Absent Pulp Chambers
  • Meningeal Carcinomatosis

    We report a 66-year-old man, smoker, who presented with two episodes of secondarily generalized partial motor seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lumbar puncture revealed intracranial hypertension without pleiocytosis. CT scan was normal, consistent with the diagnosis of pseudotumor cerebri.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms at presentation were headache, cranial nerve dysfunction, seizures, and intracranial hypertension signals.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Absent Pulp Chambers
  • Astrocytoma of the Brain

    Common symptoms include: headaches seizures sensory (touch) and motor (movement control) loss deep venous thrombosis (dvt, or blood clot) hearing loss vision loss fatigue[curebraincancer.org.au] Whether the child has intracranial hypertension ( cerebrospinal fluid pressure within the skull is high) at the time of diagnosis.[cancer.gov] Diencephalic syndrome.[ 66 ] Intracranial hypertension at initial presentation. Metastases.[northshore.org]

    Missing: Absent Pulp Chambers
  • Brain Neoplasm

    Focal motor or sensory deficits, including gait disturbance Suspicious headache Signs of elevated ICP (eg, papilledema) Generally, CT is the imaging modality of choice for[emedicine.medscape.com] Craniopharyngiomas will cause mass effect symptoms, including visual loss or symptoms of intracranial hypertension. [18] Erfurth EM.[bestpractice.bmj.com] […] metabolic panel Obtain neuroimaging studies in patients with symptoms suggestive of an intracranial neoplasm, such as the following: Acute mental status changes New-onset seizures[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Absent Pulp Chambers
  • Liver Failure

    […] and the decreasing incidence of intracranial hypertension, we monitor intracranial pressure only in patients with clinical signs or evidence of evolving intracranial hypertension[nejm.org] Management of intracranial hypertension ICH is managed initially with the use of mannitol.[emedicine.medscape.com] In many centers, intracranial hypertension is seen in only a minority of patients.[nejm.org]

    Missing: Absent Pulp Chambers
  • Leigh's Disease

    […] continuous crying, and seizures.[ninds.nih.gov] “Alex has Leigh’s Disease and Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension. She has problems with energy production and often spends a lot of time in bed, with severe fatigue.[climb.org.uk] Symptoms begin in infancy and include poor sucking ability, the loss of head control and motor skills, loss of appetite, vomiting, irritability, continuous crying, and seizures[medicinenet.com]

    Missing: Absent Pulp Chambers
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    Intracranial hypertension was documented at fundoscopy (papilloedema) and ICP monitoring, and then surgically treated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hydrocephalus may occasionally present clinically with intracranial hypertension symptoms such as headache, vomiting, and high sight impairment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Obstructive airway disease, cardiac valvular dysfunction, myocardial thickening, pulmonary hypertension, coronary disease, and myocardial infarction may be superimposed.[icd9data.com]

    Missing: Absent Pulp Chambers
  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Intracranial hypertension was treated with medical therapy. ICP was controlled within 72 hours. On day nine, the ICP device was removed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dangerously increased pressure within the skull (intracranial hypertension): The head of the bed is elevated, and corticosteroids are used to reduce pressure within the skull[merckmanuals.com] “Neuro-intensive treatment targeting intracranial hypertension improves outcome in severe bacterial meningitis: an intervention-control study”.[infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com]

    Missing: Absent Pulp Chambers

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