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44 Possible Causes for Brain Abscess, Hemiplegia, Visual Field Test Abnormal

  • Stroke

    Specifically, this exploratory study investigates changes in gait pattern among stroke patients with hemiparesis or hemiplegia during gait recovery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This case report presents the clinical record of a 37-year-old man who presented with a dense right hemiplegia, found to be caused by a left medial medullary stroke.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Effects of a right hemisphere stroke: The effects of a right hemisphere stroke may include the following: left-sided weakness (left hemiparesis) or paralysis (left hemiplegia[web.archive.org]

  • 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] In this case, we present a patient who presented to the pediatric emergency department with new-onset seizure and hemiplegia 2 days after a roller-coaster ride.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (transient ischemic attacks), encephalitis and brain lesions such as tumors or abscesses.[neurosurgery.ucla.edu]

  • 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] […] microangiopathic changes Arterial hypertension and increasing age are the most important risk factors Clinical features Lucid interval , then loss of consciousness Headache Hemiplegia[amboss.com] Left hemiplegia was deteted. Right fronto-parietal trephine cranitomy with evacuation of extradural haematoma was done under general anaesthesia.[neurologyindia.com]

  • 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 postoperative course was uneventful, but a slight left hemiplegia remained at discharge.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The common clinical presentations included headache (61.7%), fever (50.6%), and hemiplegia (34.6%). Eleven patients (13.6%) were dead at hospital discharge.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] A brain tumor is the usual initial clinical and radiologic diagnostic impression in these patients, whose presenting symptoms include acute onset of hemiplegia, hemisensory[thefreelibrary.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]

  • Meningioma

    The vast majority of intraspinal meningiomas occur in an intradural extramedullary location. A meningioma in a purely extradural location in the cervical spine as reported here is quite exceptional. Extradural meningiomas tend to show more aggressive features than intradural meningiomas and are often confused with[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cerebral Toxoplasmosis

    A diagnostic possibility of a brain abscess or a granulomatous lesion like tuberculoma was considered.[neurologyindia.com] - fever; focal weakness, seizures; if advanced, dull affect Lymphoma All of above and constitutional symptoms (night sweats, weight loss) PML Rapid neurologic decline (hemiplegia[learningradiology.com] TE can result in tissue destruction via massive inflammation and brain abscess formation.[clinicaltrials.gov]

  • Cerebral Thrombosis

    Consultations Consultation with a neurosurgeon is indicated in patients with subdural empyema or brain abscess.[emedicine.medscape.com] Hemiplegia then cerebral thrombosis I have just received a death certificate which gives the cause of death as: 1(a) Hemiplegia (which she had had for 15 days) 1(b) cerebral[british-genealogy.com] These include intracranial or parameningeal infection (meningitis, encephalitis, brain abscess); malignancy; intracranial hemorrhage such as subdural hemorrhage (SDH), intraventricular[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Occipital Lobe Tumor

    Basal ganglia dysfunction (Medical Encyclopedia) Brain abscess (Medical Encyclopedia) Brain surgery (Medical Encyclopedia) Central pontine myelinolysis (Medical Encyclopedia[icdlist.com] […] tumor in the frontal lobe may cause the following: Behavioral and emotional changes Impaired judgment Impaired sense of smell Memory loss Paralysis on one side of the body (hemiplegia[healthcommunities.com] With maturity, more rigorous computerized visual field tests are possible.[childhoodbraintumor.org]

  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy

    Basal ganglia dysfunction (Medical Encyclopedia) Brain abscess (Medical Encyclopedia) Brain surgery (Medical Encyclopedia) Central pontine myelinolysis (Medical Encyclopedia[icdlist.com] […] in other varieties of chronic interstitial nephritis, there may occur acute episodes of cerebral phenomena, such as epileptiform convulsions, coma, headache, amaurosis, hemiplegia[doi.org] […] tumors, many types of toxic chemicals (mercury, lead, or ammonia), alterations in pressure within the brain (often from bleeding, tumors, or abscesses), and poor nutrition[medicinenet.com]

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