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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.[] Lumbar puncture (LP) See separate articles Lumbar Puncture and Cerebrospinal Fluid for normal values and interpretation of abnormal CSF findings.[] Cranial CT was performed before lumbar puncture in 337 of 696 episodes (48 percent).[]

  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

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

  • 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.[] puncture.[] […] 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[]

  • 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.[] 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[] The most common symptoms include: Headaches Seizures Blurred vision Weakness in arms or legs Numbness Speech problems Diagnosis of Meningiomas Meningiomas are rarely diagnosed[]

  • Meningeal Disorder

    This patient presented with blurred vision and a non-specific chronic headache.[] 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.[] The most common symptoms include: Headaches Seizures Blurred vision Weakness in arms or legs Numbness Speech problems Diagnosis of Meningiomas Meningiomas are rarely diagnosed[]

  • 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[] The first signs of meningitis include fever, fatigue, a stiff neck, headache, nausea and vomiting, confusion, blurred vision or sensitivity to bright light.[] However, primary bilateral blurred vision without any accompanying symptoms is a rare initial presentation of a cryptococcal infection.[]

  • 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[] 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[] 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[]

  • Optic Neuritis

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

  • Leptomeningeal Metastasis

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

  • Chorioretinitis

    vision in his left eye.[] 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[] Chorioretinitis causes manifestations such as blurred vision or dark spots in one's visual field, sensitivity to light, red and puffy eyes.[]

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