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6,193 Possible Causes for Brain Abscess, Meningitis, wanjiku

  • Acute Sinusitis

    Serious complications (e.g. brain abscess) were rare. We found that antibiotics are not a first-choice treatment for adults with short-duration sinus infection.[cochrane.org] […] were reviewed with the following complications: orbital cellulitis (51), orbital abscesses (44), epidural empyemas (7), subdural empyemas (6), intracerebral abscesses (2), meningitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] superficially ( Pott puffy tumor ) frontal or ethmoidal sinuses into the orbit ( subperiosteal abscess of the orbit ) dural venous sinus thrombosis intracranial extension meningitis[radiopaedia.org]

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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] KEYWORDS: Spinal cord; lumbar puncture; meningitis; schwannoma; subarachnoid hemorrhage[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Conclusion: SAH in meningitis could be explained by vasculitis or undetected ruptured mycotic aneurysm induced by acute inflammation from meningitis.[n.neurology.org]

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  • Orbital Cellulitis

    abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A case of cavernous sinus thrombosis is usually a complication of severe orbital cellulitis and meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If left untreated, it can lead to blindness, cavernous sinus thrombosis, meningitis, or cerebral abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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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] Inflammation of the meninges causes reflex spasm of the paravertebral muscles which causes the neck stiffness seen in meningitis.[symptoma.com] 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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  • Acute Mastoiditis

    , brain abscess and sagittal vein thrombosis), need for surgical procedure and duration of admission 6 days].Severe acute mastoiditis admissions in children with antecedent[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Extension of the infectious process beyond the mastoid system can lead to a variety of intracranial and extracranial complications including meningitis, epidural and intracerebral[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] findings and treatment algorithms for intracranial complications of acute mastoiditis, such as sigmoid sinus thrombosis, otitic hydrocephalus, intracranial abscess, and otitic meningitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    Other serious complications include respiratory failure or the development of an abscess in the lung.[nmihi.com] Type b Haemophilus influenzae can cause pneumonia and bacterial meningitis. It can also cause otitis media and epiglottitis.[smartypance.com] Morbidity rates from meningitis, however, are high.[emedicine.com]

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  • Penetrating Head Injury

    […] are displaced); hypercapnia (excessive carbon dioxide levels in the blood); meningitis (infection of the meningeal layers) and brain abscess; biochemical changes (changes[asha.org] The patient later experienced rhinorrhea of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), and recurrent bacterial meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] With this strategy he was able to decrease the incidence of brain abscesses and thereby lower the operative mortality rate from 55% to 29% within a 3-month period ( Table[clinicalgate.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] Pneumococcal meningitis is a bacterial inflammation of the meninges. It is potentially fatal with increased incidence of mortality in the very young and in the elderly.[symptoma.com] abscess, septic arthritis, or osteomyelitis.[en.wikipedia.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] A case report of a listeria meningitis 5 days after diagnosis of meningococcal meningitis in a immunocompetent child of 2 years is presented.[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]

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  • Staphylococcus Aureus Infection

    S. aureus is capable of infecting nearly every tissue in the body resulting in cellulitis, pneumonia, osteomyelitis, endocarditis, brain abscesses, bacteremia, and more.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If you have meningitis, you may have frequent sleepiness, headaches, or a stiff neck.[drugs.com] S. aureus causes about 10 to 15 percent of brain abscesses and 60 to 90 percent of epidural abscesses and septic venous thromboses.[aafp.org]

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