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2,018 Possible Causes for Brain Abscess, Fluctuating Level of Consciousness, wanjiku

  • Stroke

    Has a depressed level of consciousness (Glasgow Coma Score below 13). Has unexplained progressive or fluctuating symptoms. Has papilloedema, neck stiffness or fever.[patient.info] 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]

  • 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] Other signs and symptoms of subdural hematoma include the following: A history of recent head injury Loss of consciousness or fluctuating levels of consciousness Irritability[neurolaw.com] (transient ischemic attacks), encephalitis and brain lesions such as tumors or abscesses.[neurosurgery.ucla.edu]

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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] 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] In this paper, we report a case of intracranial tuberculum with adjacent intracerebral inflammatory aneurysm which caused subarachnoid hemorrhage and brain abscess formation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Epidural Hematoma

    The recommendation is to obtain a follow-up head CT scan within 6 to 8 hours following brain injury.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Differential Diagnosis Transient ischemic attack Seizure Intracranial abscess Intracranial mass Prognosis In general, patients with pure EDHs have an excellent prognosis of[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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  • 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] Brain abscess at eMedicine MR Diagnosis MedPix Imaging Brain Abscess[en.wikipedia.org] […] as English brain abscess abscess caused by inflammation and collection of infected material in the brain cerebral abscess Statements Identifiers Sitelinks Wikipedia (14 entries[wikidata.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] 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] A more localized headache should make you worry about brain abscess or brain tumor.[oncologynurseadvisor.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] abscess, septic arthritis, or osteomyelitis.[en.wikipedia.org] abscess,(4) and soft tissue infections.(4,47) These unusual manifestations of pneumococcal infection should raise the suspicion for underlying HIV-1 infection in subjects[hivinsite.ucsf.edu]

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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] 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] Listeria monocytogenes may cause meningitis , meningoencephalitis, brain abscess, pyogenic arthritis, osteomyelitis, and liver abscess in children.[journals.lww.com]

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  • Staphylococcus Aureus Meningitis

    These findings were compatible with brain abscess.[ijcasereportsandimages.com] A diagnosis of brain abscess required growth of S. aureus from aspirated pus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Three of the 14 patients without ventricular shunts died, 2 with fulminating septicemia and 1 with a postoperative brain abscess treated with cloxacillin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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