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64 Possible Causes for Bacterial Meningitis, Cerebrospinal Fluid Protein Increased, Progressive Polyneuropathy

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    BACKGROUND: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus is a serious metabolic disease that is often associated with vascular complications. There are 1.9 million people living with Diabetes in Ethiopia; diabetes mellitus is found to be the ninth leading cause of death related to its complications. Although the rate of vascular[…][]

  • Multiple Myeloma

    meningitis.[] […] to multiple myeloma The initial presentation occasionally is a polyneuropathy when it is part of a POEMS syndrome (mostly the sclerotic form).[] However, some patients may have cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) abnormalities; specifically, increased protein and decreased soluble β-amyloid or ApoE.[]

  • Metachromatic Leukodystrophy

    […] growth) was not suggestive of meningitis.[] Our patient has a progressive peripheral neuropathy but has apparently intact CNS function at her present age of 57 years.[] Biffi, “ which led to an increased expression of the protein in stem cells and in the cerebrospinal fluid.[]

  • Déjerine-Sottas Disease

    Synonym(s): Dejerine disease, progressive hypertrophic polyneuropathy. Dejerine, Joseph J., Paris neurologist, 1849-1917.[] […] hypertrophic polyneuropathy). ( 16645280 ) Pearce J.M. 2006 6 Dejerine-Sottas disease: a case report. ( 14666293 ) Marinho J.L....Calore E.E. 2003 7 Dejerine-Sottas disease[] De·je·rine-Sot·tas dis·ease ( dĕ-zhĕ-rēn' sō-tahz' ), a familial type of demyelinating sensorimotor polyneuropathy that begins in early childhood and is slowly progressive[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    GBS following bacterial meningitis is rare and limbs weakness in patients with bacterial meningitis was usually considered because of weakness.[] The increase of protein level in cerebrospinal fluid is more marked in recurrent episodes.[] Guillain-Barré syndrome is a rare condition in pregnancy which is characterised by symmetrical progressive ascending polyneuropathy.[]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Bacterial meningitis 1 Tuberculous meningitis 3 Cryptococcal meningitis 3 Encephalitis 4 Non‐inflammatory 13 0 (0) 7 (53.8) 7 (53.8) 7 (53.8) 1 (9.1) 9 (81.8) 3 (27.3) 4[] progressive course of acute demyelinating polyneuropathy have been reported.[] fluid (CSF), protein may be elevated and there may be an increase in the number of mononuclear cells.[]

  • Lyme Meningoencephalitis

    Viral meningitis is more common and usually more benign than bacterial meningitis but all cases of suspected meningitis should be managed as though having bacterial meningitis[] A chronic axonal polyneuropathy presenting as dysaesthesias or radicular pain has also been described.[] The results of the test will likely show an increase in protein, globulin, and white blood cells if your dog has meningoencephalitis.[]

  • Refsum Disease

    The clinical picture of Refsum disease is often that of a slowly developing, progressive peripheral neuropathy manifested by severe motor weakness and muscular wasting, especially[] The cerebrospinal fluid contains increased protein but no increase in cells.[] Refsum disease is a slowly developing, progressive peripheral neuropathy.[]

  • Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy

    Clinically affected dogs are often young (3 - 18 months of age) and present with poor weight gain, progressive peripheral neuropathy including ataxia, leg crossing, tremors[] A typically increased protein concentration of 1.9g/l was found in the cerebrospinal fluid.[] In its most common variant, patients are normal up to age one or two years, and then develop progressive peripheral neuropathy, psychomotor retardation, and blindness.[]

  • AIDS-associated Meningoencephalitis

    Viral meningitis is more common and usually more benign than bacterial meningitis but all cases of suspected meningitis should be managed as though having bacterial meningitis[] Discussion Chronic HIV infection has been clearly linked to progressive subcortical dementia and associated with progressive myelopathy and polyneuropathy [ 5–11 , 16 ].[] They are: Distal symmetric polyneuropathy (DSPN) Mononeuropathy multiplex Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy Progressive lumbosacral polyradiculopathy Although[]

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