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15 Possible Causes for Bacterial Meningitis, Hyposmia, Sagittal Sinus Thrombosis

  • Acute Sinusitis

    A lumbar puncture was performed for suspicion of meningitis but showed no bacterial growth.[scitechnol.com] Nasal obstruction Loss of sense of smell (hyposmia) Fever Fatigue Previous URTI/AOM etc etc Sinusitis should be suspected if these symptoms persist for over a week (under[dundeemedstudentnotes.wordpress.com] Assessment & recognition The key features of acute rhinosinusitis are: Nasal blockage Rhinorrhoea (nasal discharge) In association with: Hyposmia (reduced sense of smell)[entsho.com]

  • 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.[panafrican-med-journal.com] Hyposmia / anosmia Medical Treatment first Treatment of infection: Antibiotics should be prescribed routinely because only 30-40% of patients with clinically suspected sinusitis[drpaulose.com] Sometimes thrombophlebitis can develop causing superior sagittal sinus thrombosis and cavernous sinus thrombosis.[sites.google.com]

  • Ethmoid Sinusitis

    In adults, however, the arachnoid forms a better barrier and bacterial meningitis rarely complicates SE (19).[sinusitisunderstood.blogspot.com] […] the nose Pressure and pain in the face Congestion and blockage in the nose Tenderness (pain when touched) and swelling over the affected sinus Reduced ability to smell (hyposmia[merckmanuals.com] Serial brain MRIs showed cerebral venous infarct and thrombosis in the superior sagittal sinus (SSS).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sphenoid Sinusitis

    A 64-year-old woman was initially seen unconscious with bacterial meningitis and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) fistula.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms that are common for both acute and chronic sinusitis are facial pressure and pain, congestion and obstruction of the nose, purulent rhinorrhea, bad breath, hyposmia[symptoma.com] Fatal complications included cavernous sinus thrombosis and bacterial meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Osteomyelitis of the Frontal Bone

    Minor complications are epistaxis, orbital/periorbital ecchymoses and emphysema, dental pain, adhesions, hyposmia, and stenosis.[emedicine.medscape.com] Patients typically complain of nasal congestion ( 34% of those with symptoms and sinus involvement), headaches or facial pain, recurrent sinusitis, and hyposmia.[ojrd.biomedcentral.com] There appears to be a correlation between nasal congestion and hyposmia and the severity of disease, but a history of sinusitis and facial pain/headaches does not correlate[ojrd.biomedcentral.com]

  • Spinal Pachymeningitis

    […] bacillus · Klebsiella G00.9 Bacterial meningitis, unspecified Meningitis: · purulent NOS · pyogenic NOS · suppurative NOS G01* Meningitis in bacterial diseases classified[apps.who.int] Superior sagittal or transverse sinus thrombosis is associated with local dural enhancement secondary to venous stasis and collateral circulation (fig. 33).[em-consulte.com] G00.8 Other bacterial meningitis G00.9 Bacterial meningitis, unspecified G01 Meningitis in bacterial diseases classified elsewhere G02 Meningitis in other infectious and[icd10data.com]

  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

    Meningoceles with secondary CSF leak can present as rhinorrhea, otorrhea, intracranial hypotension, and recurrent bacterial meningitis 7,9 .[radiopaedia.org] Do patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension suffer from hyposmia? Med Hypotheses . 2008;71(5):816–817. 24. Khoo KF, Kunte H.[dovepress.com] Sagittal sinus thrombosis may be visualized on CT scanning as the characteristic 'empty delta' sign due to clot within the sinus.[symptoma.com]

  • Sinusitis

    Serious complications of acute bacterial rhinosinusitis such as meningitis, brain abscess, periorbital cellulitis (see Figure 2), and cavernous sinus thrombosis occur due[cancertherapyadvisor.com] There may be hyposmia and a feeling of pressure behind the face, particularly when bending forward.[symptoma.com] Intracranial complications included subdural empyema, frontal lobe abscesses, intrahemispheric abscesses, cavernous and superior sagittal sinus thrombosis, and osteomyelitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diffuse Serous Labyrinthitis

    Conclusion MRI can visualize the involvement of inner ear structures in bacterial meningitis.[em-consulte.com] anosmia Ear pressure/fullness Physical Findings Temperature may be mildly elevated Client appears mildly to moderately ill Irritation of skin around nares Swollen nasal mucosa[canada.ca] Definition: Increased CSF volume in patients with CSOM due to thrombosis of the superior sagittal sinus(arachnoid villi) (dec) interfering with the absorption of CSF.[quizlet.com]

  • Gradenigo's Syndrome

    meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] acute salpingitis 急性リウマチ性心内膜炎 acute rheumatic endocarditis 急性リウマチ性心膜炎 acute rheumatic pericarditis 球菌 coccus(pl. cocci) 球菌様 coccoid 球後視神経炎 retrobulbar neuritis 嗅覚減退 [ 症 ] hyposmia[docsplayer.net] thrombosis and superior sagittal sinus obstruction.[ispub.com]

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