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1,485 Possible Causes for Acute Sinusitis, Facial Numbness, Saprophyte

  • Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis

    Rhinocerebral disease may manifest as unilateral, retro-orbital headache, facial pain, numbness, fever, hyposmia, and nasal stuffiness, which progresses to black discharge[webmedcentral.com] CT scan of the paranasal sinuses showed acute sinusitis. Rhinoscopy demonstrated black necrotic tissue in the nasal septum.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] By Daniel Todd, MD Rhinocerebral mucormycosis is a rare opportunistic infection of the sinuses, nasal passages, oral cavity, and brain caused by saprophytic fungi.[midwestsinus.com]

  • Mucormycosis

    The first patient had unilateral facial numbness of the affected left side while the second had right-sided facial numbness, ear pain, and proptosis.[ajnr.org] sinusitis, swelling of eyes, reddening of skin, edema, difficulty breathing, coughing, coughing up blood, nausea, vomiting.[house.wikia.com] They mainly enter the body through inhalation, with saprophytic mucor species often demonstrable in the upper respiratory tracts, which are nevertheless non-pathogenic in[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sinusitis

    Home 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Codes Diseases Of The Respiratory System 460-519 Acute Respiratory Infections 460-466 Acute sinusitis 461- 461 Acute sinusitis 461.0 Acute maxillary[icd9data.com] Symptoms of invasive fungal sinusitis People with invasive fungal sinusitis usually are very ill, and may have some of the following symptoms: Fever Facial pain or numbness[upmc.com] […] pain or numbness, nasal bleeding.[step2.medbullets.com]

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  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    […] data suggest that previous history of acute sinusitis influences the composition of the NP microbiota, characterized by a depletion in relative abundance of specific taxa[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] in adverse events by antibiotic spectrum for children diagnosed with acute sinusitis.[doi.org] Acute sinusitis. In adults or children, a common cold that doesn't resolve can lead to inflammation and infection of the sinuses (sinusitis). Other secondary infections.[mayoclinic.com]

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  • Mycetoma

    Early symptoms include: Fever Nasal congestion Facial pain Late symptoms include: Facial numbness Swelling around the eye Loss of vision Mental status changes Invasive fungal[surgery.wisc.edu] Abstract Nocardia spp are gram-positive, aerobic, acid-fast bacteria which exist as saprophytes in nature.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Local signs of acute inflammation appeared and the discharge became seropurulent.[jpgmonline.com]

  • Sphenoid Sinusitis

    A 46-year-old man with high fever and neck rigidity developed progressive visual loss and ophthalmoplegia on both sides, and ptosis, mydriasis and facial numbness on the right[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Isolated oculomotor nerve palsy due to acute sphenoid sinusitis is very rare, with only few cases reported in literature.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Involvement of nerve II was expressed as loss of visual acuity, nerve III as double vision, and nerve V as facial numbness.[jamanetwork.com]

    Missing: Saprophyte
  • Meningitis

    A large study of 649 cases of acute or chronic sinusitis reported that 3.7% of the patients developed intracranial complications comprising frontal lobe abscess (46%), meningitis[doi.org] It is an infection of the brain parenchyma and sub‐arachnoid space by the encapsulated saprophytic yeast organism Cryptococcus neoformans , of which there are three subtypes[doi.org] The most common complication of paranasal sinusitis is orbital cellulitis, followed by intracranial infection ( 32 , 221 ).[doi.org]

    Missing: Facial Numbness
  • Migraine

    A 45-year-old woman with a 20-year history of migrainous headaches presented with complaints of rightsided facial and hand numbness and paraesthesia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The International Headache Society (IHS) recognizes acute sinus headache (IHS 11.5.1) but states that it occurs in conjunction with acute sinusitis and includes fever and[doi.org] Headache associated with acute sinusitis can occur but is regarded as being relatively rare. 3 , 5 - 8 Patients with this presentation most commonly have other clinical manifestations[doi.org]

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  • Atypical Facial Pain

    […] and nasal cavity pathosis Cardiovascular Cardiovascular disease, such as cardiac ischemia or acute myocardial infarction, may be reported by patient as “toothache” Endocrine[jcda.ca] Trigeminal deafferentation pain, (TDP): facial pain in a region of trigeminal numbness resulting from intentional injury to the trigeminal system from neurectomy, gangliolysis[ohsu.edu] Within the group of chronic facial pain syndromes, ATFP represents a diagnostic challenge.[exodontia.info]

    Missing: Saprophyte
  • Blepharitis

    Some authors suggest that Demodex is a direct pathogen in chronic palpebral conditions while others consider the saprophyte to be innocuous to skin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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