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658 Possible Causes for Bacterial Meningitis, Photophobia

  • Meningitis

    Letters Abstract Background Mortality and morbidity rates are high among adults with acute bacterial meningitis, especially those with pneumococcal meningitis.[] Clinical manifestations include fever; nuchal rigidity; photophobia; seizures; hearing loss, sensorineural; coma; and cerebrovascular thrombosis.[] Other symptoms include nausea, vomiting, photophobia, confusion and irritability (exhibited by uncontrolled cry in children).[]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Complications of influenza These include the following: Bacterial superinfection Pneumonia Volume depletion Myositis Pericarditis Rhabdomyolysis Encephalitis Meningitis Myelitis[] […] sinusitis, bronchitis , pneumonia; formation of abscesses in the tonsils; rheumatic fever from strep throat; spread of infection from sinuses to the brain ( meningitis );[] […] secondary infection by bacteria (viral infection can cause impairment of the physical barrier in the respiratory airways making it easier for bacteria to invade) resulting in bacterial[]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    , peripheral neuritis, hepatitis, or hematologic complications.Although antibiotics exert no antiviral action they may be indicated to treat bacterial secondary infections[] Other symptoms include cough, chest pain and photophobia.[] […] recommended for people with simple infectious mononucleosis, they may be useful (in conjunction with steroids) in the management of severe EBV manifestations, such as EBV meningitis[]

  • Viral Meningitis

    DESIGN: Common CSF indices, blood leukocyte counts, and serum CRP values were compared between patients with bacterial meningitis who had a positive CSF bacterial culture[] Abstract An 18-year-old woman presented with a progressively worsening headache, photophobia feverishness and vomiting.[] Rates of headache, photophobia, nuchal rigidity, vomiting, and administration of intravenous fluids in the Emergency Department were no different between admitted and discharged[]

  • Hemophilus Meningitis

    bacterial meningitis G00.9 Bacterial meningitis, unspecified G01 Meningitis in bacterial diseases classified elsewhere G02 Meningitis in other infectious and parasitic diseases[] Symptoms of meningitis typically include sudden onset of: Fever Headache Stiff neck Nausea with or without vomiting Photophobia (eyes being more sensitive to light) Altered[] 1] Inflammation of the meninges and endothelium releases pyrogens causing fever. [1,6] Vomiting Vomiting is a common finding in the meningitis. [4] Sensitivity to light (photophobia[]

  • Pneumococcal Meningitis

    MMP-9 level in CSF may be a marker of vasculitic complication in bacterial meningitis.[] Children and adults classically have a fever, severe headache, photophobia, neck stiffness, vomiting, confusion, delirium, and seizures, while elderly patients may have atypical[] The signs and symptoms to watch out for include sudden onset of severe headache, fever, vomiting, neck stiffness and photophobia (dislike for light).[]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    CONCLUSIONS: Our study shows striking variations in complement activation depending on the pathogen responsible for the bacterial meningitis.[] Infants and young children does not manifest neck stiffness and photophobia.[] Additional symptoms may include chills; sweating; weakness; loss of appetite; muscle pain (myalgia) of the lower back or legs; or inability to tolerate bright light (photophobia[]

  • Staphylococcus Aureus Meningitis

    Abstract Staphylococcus aureus is a rare cause of bacterial meningitis and there is no consensus on antibiotic treatment.[] Recent brain surgery Spinal fluid shunt Trauma Symptoms may come on quickly, and include: Fever and chills Mental status changes Nausea and vomiting Sensitivity to light ( photophobia[] Photophobia and a general hyperesthesia to all forms of stimuli are present. Venous congestion of the ocular fundi is common.[]

  • Listeria Meningitis

    We treated this bacterial meningitis with antibiotic medicine.[] There are often other symptoms, such as Nausea Vomiting Photophobia (increased sensitivity to light) Altered mental status (confusion) In newborns and babies, the meningitis[] bacterial meningitis.[]

  • Conjunctivitis

    This condition can occur when mothers are injected with the drug during labour, for example if they have bacterial meningitis or other serious infections.[] Photophobia is minimal. Family members with similar complaints typically present with conjunctivitis from an infectious cause.[] Symptoms include irritation, photophobia, and watery discharge. Diagnosis is clinical; sometimes viral cultures or immunodiagnostic testing is indicated.[]

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