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2,774 Possible Causes for Brain Abscess, Cerebrospinal Fluid Abnormality, wanjiku

  • Stroke

    Aliya Naheed, Kovin S Naidoo, Vinay Nangia, Jamal T Nasher, Gopalakrishnan Natarajan, Dumessa Edessa Negasa, Ionut Negoi, Ruxandra Irina Negoi, Charles R Newton, Josephine Wanjiku[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Naheed , Kovin S Naidoo , Vinay Nangia , Jamal T Nasher , Gopalakrishnan Natarajan , Dumessa Edessa Negasa , Ruxandra Irina Negoi , Ionut Negoi , Charles R Newton , Josephine Wanjiku[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    During operation, we encounter the brain abscess and were surprised to find a middle cerebral artery aneurysm while dissecting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] for SAH; CT negative for SAH and inconclusive cerebrospinal fluid examination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] fluid or xanthochromia in any tube of cerebrospinal fluid collected considered abnormal.[bmj.com]

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  • Subdural Hematoma

    Subdural empyema, brain abscess, and meningitis have been reported to occur in less than 1% of patients after operative drainage of a chronic SDH.[emedicine.medscape.com] (transient ischemic attacks), encephalitis and brain lesions such as tumors or abscesses.[neurosurgery.ucla.edu] A chronic subdural hematoma may mimic a number of other brain disease and disorders, including dementia, stroke, temporary disruption of blood supply to a portion of the brain[neurosurgery.ucla.edu]

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  • Brain Neoplasm

    Basal ganglia dysfunction Brain abscess Brain surgery Brain surgery - discharge Central pontine myelinolysis Cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) collection EEG Hepatic encephalopathy[icdlist.com] For example, blood and cerebrospinal fluid may also be tested to check for substances secreted by tumors (called tumor markers) and for gene abnormalities that are characteristic[merckmanuals.com] abscess, syphilis Travel to countries with endemic infectious disease Amebiasis, cysticercosis, hydatidosis STAGING Brain cancers do not conform to a standard staging system[aafp.org]

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  • Brain Abscess

    A brain abscess or cerebral abscess is formed as a result of an inflammation and infection of the brain parenchyma secondary to remote or contiguous infections.[symptoma.com] Postictal cerebrospinal fluid abnormalities in children. J Pediatr. 2001 Mar; 138(3): 373-377 Catherine Haberland; Percy Craig.[new.medigraphic.com] Brain abscess at eMedicine MR Diagnosis MedPix Imaging Brain Abscess[en.wikipedia.org]

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  • Bacterial Meningitis

    We report a case of an amebic brain abscess in a 2-year-old girl, with symptoms mimicking bacterial meningitis with no evidence of disease elsewhere.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After medication with meropenem was started, the clinical symptoms completely disappeared, and the abnormalities on cerebrospinal fluid examination resolved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Brain abscess. Patients suffering with brain abscess may complain of headaches; however, headache is often localized to the side where the brain abscess is located.[infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com]

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  • Epidural Abscess

    Intracranial epidural abscess itself is rarely fatal but may progress to much more serious conditions, including intracranial subdural empyema , meningitis, brain abscess[medlink.com] SEA suppresses the signal from the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) by gadolinium enhancement, and can thereby be anatomically localized. 60 The use of fat-saturated images allows[qjmed.oxfordjournals.org] Brain abscess and necrotic or cystic brain tumor: discrimination with signal intensity on diffusion-weighted MR imaging.[ajnr.org]

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  • Pneumococcal Meningitis

    Brain abscess formation as a sequelae of community-acquired pneumococcal meningitis is extremely rare, accounting for less than 1% of all meningitis complications.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cerebrospinal fluid abnormalities in bacterial meningitis include a markedly increased opening pressure ( 180 mm H 2 O), increased presence of white blood cells (normal: 0[path.upmc.edu] S pneumoniae was isolated from both blood and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in 19 (76%) children.[caribbean.scielo.org]

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  • Listerial Meningitis

    Listeria monocytogenes may cause meningitis, meningoencephalitis, brain abscess, pyogenic arthritis, osteomyelitis, and liver abscess in children.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Blood and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF; obtained by lumbar puncture [LP]) were collected prior to administration of antimicrobials and submitted for culture and laboratory studies[jcm.asm.org] Meningitis, encephalitis, brain abscess, and empyema. In DL Kasper et al., eds., Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19th ed., vol. 2, pp. 883-906.[wa.kaiserpermanente.org]

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  • Meningioma

    Meningioma refers to one oR many tumors that arise in very close contact to the meninges. The meninges are the membranous layers that cover the brain and spinal cord. Symptoms of meningioma are produced via different mechanisms. By irritating the underlying cortex, they can cause seizures. Headaches, weakness,[…][symptoma.com]

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