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2,235 Possible Causes for Brain Abscess, Cerebrospinal Fluid Protein Increased, 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]

  • Toxoplasmosis

    AIDS patients), toxoplasmosis is the most common cause of a brain abscess.[radiopaedia.org] A subclinical infection was characterized by changes in the protein levels and cell counts in cerebrospinal fluid and substantiated if T. gondii specific antibody levels remained[dx.doi.org] Toxoplasmic encephalitis and brain abscess present most commonly as headache, but focal neurologic deficits and seizures are as common.[emedicine.com]

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  • 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] In the hyperacute phase of SAH, slight shortening of T1 occurs due to the increased protein and new cellular content within cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).[mri-q.com] This case report illustrated a rare case of intracranial infectious aneurysm related to tuberculosis and complicated by hemorrhage and brain abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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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 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] The cerebrospinal fluid shows some increase in pressure and may frequently show mild increase in protein content or leukocyte count.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] Cerebrospinal fluid is taken through the waist vertebrae ( lumbar puncture ) showed that high pressure , the amount of protein that is more than normal , but the chloride[healthout.blogspot.com]

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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] fluid leukocytosis, increased protein influx, and lactate accumulation.[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.[oncologynurseadvisor.com]

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  • Meningioma

    […] metastasis, and cerebrospinal fluid dissemination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BAP1 (BRCA1-associated protein 1) is a tumor suppressor gene that is associated with multiple tumors, including rhabdoid meningiomas.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rhabdoid meningiomas are rare World Health Organization grade 3 tumors that tend to follow an aggressive course, with an increased likelihood for local recurrence, remote[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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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] 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] The abscess displayed a sharp border with the underlying gliotic brain tissue.[surgicalneurologyint.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] Brain abscess and necrotic or cystic brain tumor: discrimination with signal intensity on diffusion-weighted MR imaging.[ajnr.org] Feely MP, Dempsey PJ (1979) Assessment of the postoperative course of excised brain abscess by computerized tomography.[link.springer.com]

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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] In individuals with meningitis, CSF often shows low sugar along with an increased protein and increased white blood cell count CSF culture and Gram stain: The cerebrospinal[dovemed.com] […] number of monocytes in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) compared with seronegative cases.(40) Glucose and protein concentrations and the total white blood cell counts were similar[hivinsite.ucsf.edu]

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