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298 Possible Causes for Blurred Vision, Lumbar Puncture Abnormal

  • Meningitis

    A 38-year-old woman presented with bilateral painless blurring of vision. There were bilateral sixth cranial nerve palsy and bilateral optic disc swelling.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lumbar puncture (LP) See separate articles Lumbar Puncture and Cerebrospinal Fluid for normal values and interpretation of abnormal CSF findings.[patient.info] Cranial CT was performed before lumbar puncture in 337 of 696 episodes (48 percent).[doi.org]

  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

    Other symptoms include visual changes (blurred vision, transient visual obscurations, double vision).[racgp.org.au] Lumbar puncture revealed an increased intracranial pressure. The boy was thus diagnosed with idiopathic intracranial hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The symptoms of the disease may be ordered according to prevalence as follows: headache due to increased intracranial pressure, blurred vision and diplopia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Viral Meningitis

    It didn't show any abnormalities, so next a doctor performed a lumbar puncture - he inserted a needle into my spine and took a sample of the fluid.[dailymail.co.uk] puncture.[academic.oup.com] […] typically the limbic system for HSV and brainstem and basal ganglia for flaviviruses Only necessary if there are clinical features of encephalitis or if indicated before lumbar[academic.oup.com]

  • Meningioma

    The authors report the case of a 7-year-old boy with a history of blurred vision, left eye deviation, and weakness on the left side of his body.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Meningiomas can grow and press against the brain or spinal cord, causing symptoms such as: Headaches Seizures Blurred vision Weakness in the arms or legs Numbness Problems[hopkinsmedicine.org] The most common symptoms include: Headaches Seizures Blurred vision Weakness in arms or legs Numbness Speech problems Diagnosis of Meningiomas Meningiomas are rarely diagnosed[webmd.com]

  • Meningeal Disorder

    This patient presented with blurred vision and a non-specific chronic headache.[synapse.koreamed.org] Lumbar puncture was performed after MRI investigation in all patients, and complete CSF analysis was available at the time of the LME for 6 of the 11 patients.[nn.neurology.org] The most common symptoms include: Headaches Seizures Blurred vision Weakness in arms or legs Numbness Speech problems Diagnosis of Meningiomas Meningiomas are rarely diagnosed[webmd.com]

  • Cryptococcal Meningitis

    Characteristic acute and chronic symptoms of cryptococcal meningitis can include: Nausea and vomiting Blurred vision Sensitivity to light Hearing impairment or loss Increased[verywell.com] The first signs of meningitis include fever, fatigue, a stiff neck, headache, nausea and vomiting, confusion, blurred vision or sensitivity to bright light.[aidsinfonet.org] However, primary bilateral blurred vision without any accompanying symptoms is a rare initial presentation of a cryptococcal infection.[spandidos-publications.com]

  • Syphilitic Meningitis

    Symptoms of syphilitic meningitis may include: Changes in vision , such as blurred vision, decreased vision Fever Headache Mental status changes, including confusion, decreased[medlineplus.gov] A serum RPR titer of 1:32 seems to be the best cutoff point to decide whether or not to perform a lumbar puncture. [46] Abnormal CSF findings can then be serially monitored[emedicine.medscape.com] Syphilitic meningitis symptoms include: vision changes, such as blurring or loss or vision a fever a headache changes in mental status nausea vomiting pain and stiffness in[healthline.com]

  • Optic Neuritis

    Abstract Two pregnant women developed one-eye blurring vision within three weeks after Tdap vaccination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Contrast-enhanced computed tomography of the head and a lumbar puncture showed no abnormalities.[nejm.org] A 54-year-old woman presented to the ophthalmology emergency department with a 10-day history of blurred vision.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Leptomeningeal Metastasis

    She experienced many symptoms throughout the first weeks, double vision, hallucinations, stiff neck, blurred vision, inability to swallow.[inspire.com] puncture.[cancerforum.org.au] At 2 months after chemotherapy, the patient began to experience hoarseness, epileptic seizures and blurred vision.[spandidos-publications.com]

  • Chorioretinitis

    vision in his left eye.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Although, abnormal CSF study results are not necessary to make a diagnosis of ocular syphilis, lumbar punctures are warranted in both HIV-infected and non-infected patients[atmph.org] Chorioretinitis causes manifestations such as blurred vision or dark spots in one's visual field, sensitivity to light, red and puffy eyes.[symptoma.com]

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