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243 Possible Causes for Bacterial Meningitis, Progressive Polyneuropathy

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The concept of "structural plasticity" has emerged as a potential mechanism in neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases such as drug abuse, depression, and dementia. Chronic alcoholism is a progressive neurodegenerative disease while the person continues to abuse alcohol, though clinical and imaging studies show[…][]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Also called: Diabetes mellitus, DM Summary Diabetes is a disease in which your blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high. Glucose comes from the foods you eat. Insulin is a hormone that helps the glucose get into your cells to give them energy. With type 1 diabetes, your body does not make insulin. With type 2[…][]

  • 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).[] Trial-ineligibility was determined by presence of at least one of the common exclusion criteria: heart/renal failure, liver/renal diseases, polyneuropathy, HIV positivity.[]

  • 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.[] There are signs of a progressive polyneuropathy, ending in a generalized flaccid paresis of the arms and legs and a loss of tendon reflexes.[]

  • 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[]

  • Vasculitis

    Arterial cerebrovascular complications in 94 adults with acute bacterial meningitis. Critical care (London, England). 2011;15(6):R281. PubMed PMID: 22112693.[] Neuropathy Sensory or Sensory-Motor General patterns Mononeuritis multiplex (13%) Asymmetric polyneuropathy (85%) Distal symmetric polyneuropathy (2%) More slowly progressive[] Cerebrovascular complications of bacterial meningitis in adults. Neurology. 1992 Aug;42(8):1497–504. PubMed PMID: 1641143. Epub 1992/08/01. eng. CrossRef PubMed 21.[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    GBS following bacterial meningitis is rare and limbs weakness in patients with bacterial meningitis was usually considered because of weakness.[] Guillain-Barré syndrome is a rare condition in pregnancy which is characterised by symmetrical progressive ascending polyneuropathy.[] An 81-year-old man presented with fever, confusion and rapidly-progressive flaccid tetraparesis.[]

  • 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.[] To determine the effect of diflunisal on polyneuropathy progression in patients with familial amyloid polyneuropathy.[]

  • Subacute Combined Degeneration of Spinal Cord

    Meningitis][] Goldsmith/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Following common viral infections such as measles, during bacterial endocarditis (a bacterial infection of the heart[] […] disorders OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR 44 terms Cardiology STEP 1 Drugs 131 terms Cardiology Step 1 62 terms Cocaine induced status epilepticus 26 terms EM Case Files [28 Bacterial[]

  • Meningoencephalitis

    […] in parallel with worsening of the bacterial meningitis or meningoencephalitis headache has significantly improved in parallel with improvement in the bacterial meningitis[] Discussion Chronic HIV infection has been clearly linked to progressive subcortical dementia and associated with progressive myelopathy and polyneuropathy [ 5–11, 16 ].[] Clinical features are similar to those of bacterial meningitis, but it does not respond to standard therapy and rapid progression to death occurs in most cases.[]

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