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1,833 Possible Causes for Bacterial Meningitis, Sclerotic Mastoids (31%)

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  • Suppurative Labyrinthitis

    meningitis.[journals.lww.com] […] and increased risk of limited exposure if the sigmoid sinus is anterior, the jugular bulb is high or the mastoid is sclerotic.31 Due to limitations of the retrolabyrinthine[michiganear.com] New insights into the pathology and pathophysiology of meningitis-associated hearing loss have come from animal models of bacterial meningitis.[link.springer.com]

  • Acute Sinusitis

    A lumbar puncture was performed for suspicion of meningitis but showed no bacterial growth.[scitechnol.com] Antibiotic therapy is required in case of bacterial sinusitis only.[medicalguidelines.msf.org] S. pneumoniae infections including acute bacterial rhinosinusitis.[antimicrobe.org]

    Missing: Sclerotic Mastoids (31%)
  • Acute Otitis Media

    meningitis caused by acute otitis media (ABMAO).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rare complications include the following: Mastoiditis (bacterial infection of the membranes lining the mastoid bone in the skull, found behind the ear) Meningitis ( infection[informedhealth.org] In rare cases, bacterial middle ear infection spreads locally, resulting in acute mastoiditis, petrositis, or labyrinthitis.[merckmanuals.com]

    Missing: Sclerotic Mastoids (31%)
  • Escherichia Coli Infection

    Acute bacterial meningitis The vast majority of neonatal meningitis cases are caused by E coli and group B streptococcal infections (28.5% and 34.1% overall, respectively)[emedicine.medscape.com] In infants, E. coli infections are present in cases of infantile gastroenteritis and neonatal meningitis.[encyclopedia.com] Strains of E. coli that produce diarrhea were initially distinguished by their O (somatic) antigens found on the bacterial surface.[encyclopedia.com]

    Missing: Sclerotic Mastoids (31%)
  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The concept of "structural plasticity" has emerged as a potential mechanism in neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases such as drug abuse, depression, and dementia. Chronic alcoholism is a progressive neurodegenerative disease while the person continues to abuse alcohol, though clinical and imaging studies show[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Sclerotic Mastoids (31%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus

    How can I manage my gestational diabetes? Many women with gestational diabetes can manage their blood glucose levels by following a healthy eating plan and being physically active. Some women also may need diabetes medicine. Follow a healthy eating plan Your health care team will help you make a healthy eating plan[…][niddk.nih.gov]

    Missing: Sclerotic Mastoids (31%)
  • Gonorrhea

    Rare complications of DGI include bacterial meningitis, pericarditis, and endocarditis — inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, the membrane surrounding[everydayhealth.com] Symptoms of DGI in infants include arthritis, meningitis and sepsis, a bacterial infection of the blood DGI can be successfully treated using antibiotic regimens similar to[ashasexualhealth.org] […] multiple skin lesions, painful swelling of joints (arthritis), infection of the inner lining of the heart, and inflammation of the membrane covering the brain and spinal cord (meningitis[ashasexualhealth.org]

    Missing: Sclerotic Mastoids (31%)
  • Skull Fracture

    Antibiotics are often given prophylactically, although their role in preventing bacterial meningitis has not been established.[cochrane.org] A bacterial infection in the intracranial cavity can result in a life-threatening condition known as septic meningitis.[sportsmd.com] Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage has been associated with a greater risk of contracting meningitis.[cochrane.org]

    Missing: Sclerotic Mastoids (31%)
  • Septicemia

    ‘Now health chiefs are considering whether a further jab which fights bacterial meningitis, septicemia and pneumonia could save lives.’[oxforddictionaries.com] For example, a patient with bacterial peritonitis from a perforated diverticular abscess would be likely to require urgent surgical intervention, whilst another with bacterial[dx.doi.org] ‘These children could be suffering from illnesses including meningitis, septicemia or a physical injury.’[oxforddictionaries.com]

    Missing: Sclerotic Mastoids (31%)
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) can be seen with some viral encephalitis, particularly HSV but is a rare complication of bacterial meningitis.[n.neurology.org] Other diagnostic possibilities include: pseudo-subarachnoid hemorrhage bacterial meningitis tuberculous meningitis granulomatous meningitis neurosarcoidosis[radiopaedia.org] meningitis Background: Arterial infarction and cerebral venous thrombosis are the more common cerebrovascular complications of meningitis.[n.neurology.org]

    Missing: Sclerotic Mastoids (31%)

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