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3,572 Possible Causes for Brain Abscess, Hemiplegia, wanjiku

  • Stroke

    Specifically, this exploratory study investigates changes in gait pattern among stroke patients with hemiparesis or hemiplegia during gait recovery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] 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]

  • 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]

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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] […] 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]

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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 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]

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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] 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]

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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.[infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com] A more localized headache should make you worry about brain abscess or brain tumor.[infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com]

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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] Patients may present with seizures, cranial neuropathies, hemiplegia, and other evidence of focal disease, as well as with global cerebral dysfunction manifested as coma.[ahcmedia.com] The clinical presentation of cerebritis ranges from fever and headache to hemiplegia, resembling a stroke.[path.upmc.edu]

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  • Meningeal Tuberculosis

    Occasionally a brain abscess (thanks to www.scielo.br for this image) is found in the work-up of meningeal TB, in this case in an AIDS patient.[nethealthbook.com] Older age, fewer CSF leukocytes, and the presence of hemiplegia (but not strain lineage) were independently associated with death or severe disability, although the East Asian[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The development of arteritis and infarctions of the brain can cause hemiplegia or quadriplegia.[medicinenet.com]

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  • Meningioma

    Extracranial metastasis, mainly a feature of World Health Organization (WHO) grade III meningiomas, is only rarely reported in grade II meningiomas. We report a case of a 48-year-old man who was initially diagnosed in 2010 with an occipital convexity meningioma based on computed tomography scan/magnetic resonance[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • 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]

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