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80 Possible Causes for Bacterial Meningitis, Facial Pain, Sagittal Sinus Thrombosis

  • Osteomyelitis of the Frontal Bone

    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2000; 28:133 5. mouth jaws face neck oral & maxillo facial surgery Clinical evaluation General Facial pain Forehead paraesthesia or anaesthesia Forehead[] Patients typically complain of nasal congestion ( 34% of those with symptoms and sinus involvement), headaches or facial pain, recurrent sinusitis, and hyposmia.[] […] surgery Complications • Early Forehead pain Transient paresthesia of forehead Wound infection Transient diplopia • Late Mucocele Mucopyocele Osteomyelitis Brain abscess Pneumocephalocele[]

  • Brain Abscess

    Abstract Brain abscesses are uncommon complications of bacterial meningitis or sepsis in neonates and infants.[] By toxic symptoms include pained facial expression (in later stages), weight loss, constipation, dry, coated tongue, a decrease or lack of appetite.[] 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).[]

  • Acute Sinusitis

    A lumbar puncture was performed for suspicion of meningitis but showed no bacterial growth.[] The main symptoms include: Facial pain/pressure/tenderness Stuffy nose Thick yellow or green nasal discharge Loss of smell and taste Congestion/cough You may also experience[] A history of facial pain (LR of 0.59; CI 0.39, 0.90 and LR- of 2.85; CI 1.27, 6.41) and the finding of sinus percussion tenderness (LR of 0.22; CI 0.05, 0.90 and LR- of 1.88[]

  • Sphenoid Sinusitis

    A 64-year-old woman was initially seen unconscious with bacterial meningitis and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) fistula.[] All patients experienced headache, facial pain, or both. Fever and leukocytosis were uncommon.[] Fatal complications included cavernous sinus thrombosis and bacterial meningitis.[]

  • Frontal Sinusitis

    Diffusion-weighted imaging in acute bacterial meningitis in infancy. Neuroradiology. 2003; 45(9):634-9. PubMed Google Scholar Nickerson JP, Richner B, Santy K and al.[] RESULTS: Significant improvement in facial pain, nasal drainage, and congestion was observed 1 year after surgery (P CONCLUSIONS: Although the long-term results of endoscopic[] Sometimes thrombophlebitis can develop causing superior sagittal sinus thrombosis and cavernous sinus thrombosis.[]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) can be seen with some viral encephalitis, particularly HSV but is a rare complication of bacterial meningitis.[] These symptoms, which can occur minutes to weeks before a rupture, include: Severe headache Facial pain Double vision, droopy eyelid or other vision problems If these symptoms[] […] with recanalization of the cortical vein but a patent superior sagittal sinus.[]

  • Ethmoid Sinusitis

    In adults, however, the arachnoid forms a better barrier and bacterial meningitis rarely complicates SE (19).[] "Major" Symptoms Nasal obstruction Facial congestion or fullness Facial pain or pressure Thick & discolored drainage Change in taste or smell "Minor" Symptoms Fever Fatigue[] Serial brain MRIs showed cerebral venous infarct and thrombosis in the superior sagittal sinus (SSS).[]

  • Periorbital Cellulitis

    Infections that spread beyond the eye socket can cause: abscesses in the brain or in the protective membranes that enclose it bacterial meningitis blood clots vision loss[] […] opthalmoplegia with inflammatory proptosis) Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis: a serious complication of orbital cellulitis, and other facial infections (as the blood supply is[] This paper describes the case of a 14-year-old boy with a rare combination of periorbital cellulitis, subgaleal abscess and superior sagittal sinus thrombosis following a[]

  • Sinusitis

    Serious complications of acute bacterial rhinosinusitis such as meningitis, brain abscess, periorbital cellulitis (see Figure 2), and cavernous sinus thrombosis occur due[] Fever, rhinorrhea, facial pain, headache, and diplopia are common presenting symptoms.[] Intracranial complications included subdural empyema, frontal lobe abscesses, intrahemispheric abscesses, cavernous and superior sagittal sinus thrombosis, and osteomyelitis[]

  • Skull Fracture

    Antibiotics are often given prophylactically, although their role in preventing bacterial meningitis has not been established.[] Skull fracture symptoms include bleeding from the nose and ears, facial bruising, and pain and tenderness from the point of impact.[] BACKGROUND AND IMPORTANCE: Pulmonary embolus (PE) occurring concurrent with-and as a result of-traumatic superior sagittal sinus thrombosis (SSST) has never before been reported[]

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