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2,811 Possible Causes for Bacterial Meningitis, Brain Abscess, wanjiku

  • Acute Sinusitis

    A lumbar puncture was performed for suspicion of meningitis but showed no bacterial growth.[scitechnol.com] Serious complications (e.g. brain abscess) were rare. We found that antibiotics are not a first-choice treatment for adults with short-duration sinus infection.[cochrane.org] Rhinosinusitis may result in serious conditions like meningitis, cavernous sinus thrombophlebitis, brain abscess and orbital cellulitis or abscess when left untreated.[symptoma.com]

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  • 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] During operation, we encounter the brain abscess and were surprised to find a middle cerebral artery aneurysm while dissecting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other diagnostic possibilities include: pseudo-subarachnoid hemorrhage bacterial meningitis tuberculous meningitis granulomatous meningitis neurosarcoidosis[radiopaedia.org]

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  • Brain Abscess

    Abstract Brain abscesses are uncommon complications of bacterial meningitis or sepsis in neonates and infants.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A brain abscess or cerebral abscess is formed as a result of an inflammation and infection of the brain parenchyma secondary to remote or contiguous infections.[symptoma.com] The patient was treated for bacterial meningitis with a 4-week course of intravenous penicillin (24 10 6 IU/d) and chloramphenicol (4 g/d).[stroke.ahajournals.org]

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  • Ethmoid Sinusitis

    In adults, however, the arachnoid forms a better barrier and bacterial meningitis rarely complicates SE (19).[sinusitisunderstood.blogspot.com] . ( 3262299 ) Duvoisin B....Agrifoglio A. 1988 21 Fallibility of sinus radiographs in demonstrating ethmoid sinusitis. ( 3616799 ) Andrew W.K....Swart J.G. 1987 22 Brain abscess[malacards.org] abscess : Forehead Abscess That Extends Through Skull to Form Brain Abscess This young man required emergency surgery to drain both his forehead abscess and his brain abscess[boogordoctor.com]

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  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    ; Hib meningitis manifestations indistinguishable from other bacterial meningitis causes Cellulitis: Most commonly involves the buccal and periorbital regions; usually associated[emedicine.com] Other serious complications include respiratory failure or the development of an abscess in the lung.[nmihi.com] Type b Haemophilus influenzae can cause pneumonia and bacterial meningitis. It can also cause otitis media and epiglottitis.[smartypance.com]

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  • Osteomyelitis of the Frontal Bone

    Tuon FF, Russo R, Nicodemo AC ; Brain abscess secondary to frontal osteomyelitis. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2006 Jul-Aug48(4):233-5.[patient.info] It may be spreading posteriorly in brain as epidural abcess. Or it may be associated with brain abscess and meningitis or dural sinus thrombosis.[dailyrounds.org] abscess is most common complication[learningradiology.com]

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  • Orbital Cellulitis

    Patients with orbital cellulitis should be hospitalized and treated with meningitis-dose antibiotics (see table Common IV Antibiotic Dosages for Acute Bacterial Meningitis[merckmanuals.com] abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] . · Complications of orbital cellulitis can include: localized abscesses or extension intracranially, causing intracranial abscess, meningitis, or cavernous sinus thrombosis[errolozdalga.com]

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  • Acute Mastoiditis

    Bacteria may traverse the cochlear aqueduct in bacterial meningitis.50 Bacterial invasion of the inner ear produces irreversible damage to the neuroepithelium, atrophy of[otologytextbook.net] , brain abscess and sagittal vein thrombosis), need for surgical procedure and duration of admission 6 days].Severe acute mastoiditis admissions in children with antecedent[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 7) Citelli's abscess 8) Brain abscess 9) Lateral sinus thrombophlebitis.[specialist-ent.com]

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  • Bacteremia

    Persistent bacteremia can also occur as part of the infection process of typhoid fever, brucellosis, and bacterial meningitis.[en.wikipedia.org] Clostridium ramosum : A rare cause of brain abscess. Anales De Medicine Interna 1998 ;15:392–393. Medline, Google Scholar 23 Nanda N, Voskuhl GW.[liebertpub.com] Acute severe spinal cord dysfunction in bacterial meningitis in adults: MRI findings suggest extensive myelitis . Arch Neurol 2001; 58 : 806–810. 14.[nature.com]

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  • Pneumococcal Meningitis

    MMP-9 level in CSF may be a marker of vasculitic complication in bacterial meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] Pneumococcal meningitis is a bacterial inflammation of the meninges. It is potentially fatal with increased incidence of mortality in the very young and in the elderly.[symptoma.com]

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