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1,419 Possible Causes for Altered Mental Status, Headache

  • Meningitis

    Reinsertion of the stylet before needle removal decreased the risk of headache (ARR, 11.3%; 95% CI, 6.50%-16.2%).[] […] of headache, fever, neck stiffness, and altered mental status.[] Among patients with fever and headache, jolt accentuation of headache is a useful adjunctive maneuver, with a sensitivity of 100%, specificity of 54%, positive likelihood[]

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculous meningitis presents with headache, altered mental status, fever and sometimes coma.[] This can cause a lasting or intermittent headache that occurs for weeks. Mental changes also are possible. Liver or kidney problems.[] TB of the brain can cause headaches and nausea. You won’t have any symptoms of tuberculosis unless you have active TB. What causes tuberculosis?[]

  • Influenza

    They may include body or muscle aches chills cough fever headache sore throat is it a cold or the flu? colds rarely cause a fever or headaches.[] Here, we represent a case of a 32year-old female who presented with acutely developed altered mental status after influenza A infection.[] We report two young siblings who developed fever and seizures with altered mental status.[]

  • Sinusitis

    Here are answers to some key questions about sinus headache treatments. Sinus Headache?[] Counselman and Scott Derkum , An unusual cause of altered mental status , The Journal of Emergency Medicine , 13 , 6 , (757) , (1995) . H.[] In patients with altered mental status, neurosurgical consultation is indicated.[]

  • Pneumonia

    The initial symptoms of viral pneumonia are the same as influenza symptoms: fever, a dry cough, headache, muscle pain, and weakness.[] 67 yo nursing home patient presents with altered mental status. Vitals signs are as follows: BP 92/78, HR: 115, RR: 35, O2 sat: 89%.[] Skip to content learn bedside ultrasound, one week at a time 67 yo nursing home patient presents with altered mental status.[]

  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy

    Abstract Three patients are described who experienced headache from hypertension: one had acute headache from acute hypertension, one had daily, morning headaches from chronic[] His altered mental status, however, resolved with control of blood pressure.[] Clinical manifestations include headache; nausea; vomiting; seizures; altered mental status (in some cases progressing to coma); papilledema; and retinal hemorrhage ICD-9-[]

  • Cryptococcal Meningitis

    Her headaches were refractory to analgesics, and she developed subtle nuchal rigidity.[] KEYWORDS: Cryptococcal meningitis; HIV; altered mental status; cytokines.; immunology[] The most prevalent symptoms were headache (85.2%), altered vision (44.4%), altered mental status (44.4%), nausea (40.7%) and fever (33.3%).[]

  • Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis

    KEYWORDS: Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis; endovascular treatment; headache[] On univariate analysis, altered mental status (p CONCLUSION: The predictive factors for the acute seizures are altered mental status (GCS Copyright 2016 Elsevier B.V.[] On postoperative day 15, she developed acute onset altered mental status with significant agitation and nonsensical speech and was found to have brain imaging findings suggestive[]

  • Viral Meningitis

    Abstract A 33-yr-old man came to the emergency department with the chief complaint of a severe headache and decreased sensation in his right hand following a deep dive on[] Some patients also showed cold symptoms, sore throat, altered mental status, and seizures.[] In severe cases, people may experience concomitant encephalitis (meningoencephalitis), which is suggested by symptoms such as altered mental status, seizures or focal neurologic[]

  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

    Rash may not occur in 15% of patients, and the classic triad of fever, headache, and rash is also not definitive.[] The patient initially presented with fever, rash, and an altered mental status, and he responded to therapy with intravenous doxycycline; serological data confirmed RMSF.[] CASE REPORT We describe an advanced case of RMSF in a 45-year-old female patient with pet dog exposure who presented with altered mental status, dyspnea, and ataxia progressing[]

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