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3,534 Possible Causes for Aspiration Pneumonia, Brain Abscess, wanjiku

  • Stroke

    Aliya Naheed, Kovin S Naidoo, Vinay Nangia, Jamal T Nasher, Gopalakrishnan Natarajan, Dumessa Edessa Negasa, Ionut Negoi, Ruxandra Irina Negoi, Charles R Newton, Josephine Wanjiku[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pneumonia, pressure ulcers, etc.).[radiopaedia.org] Swallowing difficulties can result in reduced fluid and food intake, and cause aspiration, which can lead to aspiration pneumonia, undernutrition and dehydration [ 5 ].[patient.info]

  • Epidural Hematoma

    The recommendation is to obtain a follow-up head CT scan within 6 to 8 hours following brain injury.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pneumonia (shortness of breath, pulmonary congestion, fever, productive cough), increased ICP Response to surgery: Stabilizations of vital signs, changes in neurological[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Differential Diagnosis Transient ischemic attack Seizure Intracranial abscess Intracranial mass Prognosis In general, patients with pure EDHs have an excellent prognosis of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Subdural Hematoma

    Subdural empyema, brain abscess, and meningitis have been reported to occur in less than 1% of patients after operative drainage of a chronic SDH.[emedicine.medscape.com] (transient ischemic attacks), encephalitis and brain lesions such as tumors or abscesses.[neurosurgery.ucla.edu] A chronic subdural hematoma may mimic a number of other brain disease and disorders, including dementia, stroke, temporary disruption of blood supply to a portion of the brain[neurosurgery.ucla.edu]

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  • Bacterial Meningitis

    We report a case of an amebic brain abscess in a 2-year-old girl, with symptoms mimicking bacterial meningitis with no evidence of disease elsewhere.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Impaired consciousness, aspiration pneumonia, and cranial nerve palsy at admission were independently associated with increased mortality.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Brain abscess. Patients suffering with brain abscess may complain of headaches; however, headache is often localized to the side where the brain abscess is located.[oncologynurseadvisor.com]

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  • Anaerobic Bacterial Infection

    Chloramphenicol is ordinarily the drug of choice for brain abscess.[annals.org] […] and its associated complications including aspiration pneumonitis, lung abscess, necrotizing pneumonia and empyema.[jhu.pure.elsevier.com] […] with multiple abscesses or when the abscess is located in a predominate brain site.[en.wikipedia.org]

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  • Pneumococcal Meningitis

    Brain abscess formation as a sequelae of community-acquired pneumococcal meningitis is extremely rare, accounting for less than 1% of all meningitis complications.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] are a common cause of pneumonia in young children aspiration pneumonia – caused by breathing in vomit, a foreign object, such as a peanut, or a harmful substance, such as[nhs.uk] The most common way you catch pneumonia is to aspirate bacteria from the upper airway, usually the oral cavity.[emedicinehealth.com]

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  • Lung Abscess

    abscess with secondary transformation into a brain abscess has been reported to date.[bmcneurol.biomedcentral.com] Prognosis for LA that occurred due to aspiration pneumonia or bacterial infection is generally favorable.[symptoma.com] Although rare in modern times, can include spread of infection to other lung segments, bronchiectasis, empyema, and bacteremia with metastatic infection such as brain abscess[en.wikipedia.org]

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  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    Other serious complications include respiratory failure or the development of an abscess in the lung.[nmihi.com] In contrast, this murine model of oropharyngeal aspiration pneumonia mimics the droplet route in healthcare-acquired pneumonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] NOS Aspiration pneumonia (due to) food (regurgitated) Aspiration pneumonia (due to) gastric secretions Aspiration pneumonia (due to) milk Aspiration pneumonia (due to) vomit[icd10data.com]

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  • Listerial Meningitis

    Listeria monocytogenes may cause meningitis, meningoencephalitis, brain abscess, pyogenic arthritis, osteomyelitis, and liver abscess in children.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Meningitis, encephalitis, brain abscess, and empyema. In DL Kasper et al., eds., Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19th ed., vol. 2, pp. 883-906.[wa.kaiserpermanente.org] Listeria monocytogenes may cause meningitis , meningoencephalitis, brain abscess, pyogenic arthritis, osteomyelitis, and liver abscess in children.[journals.lww.com]

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  • Staphylococcus Aureus Meningitis

    These findings were compatible with brain abscess.[ijcasereportsandimages.com] Depressed sensorium accompanied by fever can also be the result of a drug overdose combined with an aspiration pneumonia.[infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com] When pneumonia is confirmed, the same organism has usually been cultured in tracheal aspirates but, despite the polymicrobial nature of nosocomial pneumonia, there is a higher[alpfmedical.info]

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