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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%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of headache, fever, neck stiffness, and altered mental status.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculous meningitis presents with headache, altered mental status, fever and sometimes coma.[symptoma.com] This can cause a lasting or intermittent headache that occurs for weeks. Mental changes also are possible. Liver or kidney problems.[mayoclinic.com] 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?[familydoctor.org]

  • 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.[icd9data.com] Here, we represent a case of a 32year-old female who presented with acutely developed altered mental status after influenza A infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report two young siblings who developed fever and seizures with altered mental status.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sinusitis

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

  • Pneumonia

    The initial symptoms of viral pneumonia are the same as influenza symptoms: fever, a dry cough, headache, muscle pain, and weakness.[lung.org] 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%.[web.archive.org] Skip to content learn bedside ultrasound, one week at a time 67 yo nursing home patient presents with altered mental status.[ultrasoundoftheweek.com]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] His altered mental status, however, resolved with control of blood pressure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical manifestations include headache; nausea; vomiting; seizures; altered mental status (in some cases progressing to coma); papilledema; and retinal hemorrhage ICD-9-[icd9data.com]

  • Cryptococcal Meningitis

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

  • Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis

    KEYWORDS: Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis; endovascular treatment; headache[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some patients also showed cold symptoms, sore throat, altered mental status, and seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In severe cases, people may experience concomitant encephalitis (meningoencephalitis), which is suggested by symptoms such as altered mental status, seizures or focal neurologic[en.wikipedia.org]

  • 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient initially presented with fever, rash, and an altered mental status, and he responded to therapy with intravenous doxycycline; serological data confirmed RMSF.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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