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10 Possible Causes for Altered Mental Status, Cerebral Vasculitis or Vasculopathy, Gerstmann Syndrome

  • Stroke

    ), noninflammatory vasculopathy, Moyamoya disease and fibromuscular dysplasia.[en.wikipedia.org] MCA syndrome PCA syndrome frontal lobe : Expressive aphasia Aboulia parietal lobe : Receptive aphasia Hemispatial neglect Gerstmann syndrome Astereognosis occipital lobe[en.wikipedia.org] The common chameleons were initially diagnosed as altered mental status (AMS) (29, 31%), syncope (15, 16%), hypertensive emergency (12, 13%), systemic infection (10, 11%),[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cerebral Thrombosis

    Delayed cerebral thrombosis may occur in patients with excellent recovery from pneumococcal meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] mental status.[emdocs.net] Elderly patients more commonly present with altered mental status and confusion as compared to younger patients [12].[epmonthly.com]

  • Acute Subdural Hematoma

    Sickle cell disease Eclampsia or postpartum vasculopathy Infection Vasculitis Neonatal intraventricular hemorrhage Trauma In younger patients, vascular malformations, specifically[en.wikipedia.org] Rare neurological syndromes Gerstmann's syndrome (right-left disorientation, finger agnosia, agraphia, and acalculia) and progressive quadriparesis due to CSDH has been reported[pmj.bmj.com] We report a case of plasmacytoma that presented as altered mental status after head trauma, located in the subdural area.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intrapontine Hemorrhage

    Sickle cell disease Eclampsia or postpartum vasculopathy Infection Vasculitis Neonatal intraventricular hemorrhage Trauma In younger patients, vascular malformations, specifically[en.wikipedia.org] MCA syndrome PCA syndrome frontal lobe : Expressive aphasia Aboulia parietal lobe : Receptive aphasia Hemispatial neglect Gerstmann syndrome Astereognosis occipital lobe[en.wikipedia.org] The 34-year-old male patient was admitted to the emergency department with sudden alteration of mental status.[ejao.org]

  • Cerebral Angiitis

    However, there is little histological support for lupus cerebritis, and cerebral vasculitis in SLE is uncommon. Vasculopathy on the other hand is seen often in SLE.[rheumatologyadvisor.com] Case presentation A 58-year-old left-handed man with a history of refractory CD who had fever of over 38 C, progression of CD symptoms, and Gerstmann’s syndrome consulted[springermedizin.de] mental status, confusion, altered cognitive functions, dementia).[em-consulte.com]

  • Fetal Akinesia - Cerebral and Retinal Hemorrhage Syndrome

    • Malignancy and cerebral vasculitis• Drug-induced cerebral vasculitis 80.[slideshare.net] Combinations of finger agnosia, acalculia, right–left disorientation, and agraphia (Gerstmann’s syndrome) may be encountered.[neupsykey.com] mental status Change in mental status Excludes: altered level of consciousness (780.01-780.09) altered mental status due to known condition - code to condition delirium NOS[theodora.com]

  • Cold-Induced Sweating Syndrome Type 2

    […] in the skin, liver and brain. [73] [74] No signs of cerebral vasculitis noted.[autoinflammatory-search.org] ., (Prion disease: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease -CJD-, Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker syndrome and fatal familial insomnia -GSS- -FFI-) - Gen PRNP.[ivami.com] In the field setting, altered mental status with normal body temperature and a history of large volumes of water intake suggest hyponatremia.[wwwnc.cdc.gov]

  • Hereditary Arterial and Articular Multiple Calcification Syndrome

    […] in the skin, liver and brain. [73] [74] No signs of cerebral vasculitis noted.[autoinflammatory-search.org] Gerstmann syndrome a neurological disorder that includes a writing disability ( agraphia or dysgraphia ), a lack of understanding of the rules for calculation or arithmetic[strokecenter.org] [74] Hepatosplenomegaly; diffuse vasculopathy noted in the liver. [73] [74] Portal hypertension in some patients. [131] Not noted. [73] [74] Not noted. [73] [74] Diffuse vasculopathy[autoinflammatory-search.org]

  • Hypotrichosis - Lymphedema - Telangiectasia with Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis

    […] in the skin, liver and brain. [73] [74] No signs of cerebral vasculitis noted.[autoinflammatory-search.org] Syndrome Giant Axonal Neuropathy Gilbert Syndrome Gitelman Syndrome Glanzmann Thrombasthenia Glaucoma, Primary Congenital Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, E Glaucoma 1, Open Angle[sequencing.com] Rarely, bleeding in the brain can cause altered mental status or death. White Blood Cells There are many different types of WBCs.[primaryimmune.org]

  • Familial X-Linked Thrombocytosis

    […] in the skin, liver and brain. [73] [74] No signs of cerebral vasculitis noted.[autoinflammatory-search.org] ROBO3 Geroderma Osteodysplasticum GORAB Gerstmann-Straussler Disease PRNP Glaucoma, Primary Congenital CYP1B1 Glucose Transport Defect SLC2A1 Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase[rgipgd.com] ) Consider LP if significant altered mental status Antibiotic regimen: MUST INCLUDE BROAD SPECTRUM GRAM NEGATIVE COVERAGE Please refer to latest recommendations per J/SO pharmacy[res.mednet.ucla.edu]