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262 Possible Causes for Brain Abscess, Orbital Cellulitis

  • 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] Abstract We report a case with orbital cellulitis and irreversible visual loss caused by asymptomatic acute sinusitis in a patient without symptoms or history of sinusitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Orbital cellulitis (orbital/preseptal/postseptal cellulitis) accounted for 32.8% of patients, intracranial complications (epidural/subdural abscess, cavernous sinus thrombosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ethmoid Sinusitis

    . ( 3262299 ) Duvoisin B....Agrifoglio A. 1988 21 Fallibility of sinus radiographs in demonstrating ethmoid sinusitis. ( 3616799 ) Andrew W.K....Swart J.G. 1987 22 Brain abscess[malacards.org] The presumptive diagnosis was orbital cellulitis secondary to chronic ethmoid sinusitis. Endoscopic sinusotomy and bilateral ethmoidectomies were performed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical implications of orbital cellulitis. Laryngoscope 1986;96:568-74. [8] Israele V, Nelson JD. Periorbital and orbital cellulitis.[em-consulte.com]

  • Orbital Cellulitis

    abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Death Rates for Orbital Cellulitis Pub Med Health - Orbital Cellulitis[en.wikipedia.org] Complications can include meningitis, loss of vision or brain abscess.[childrenshospital.org]

  • Sinusitis

    Infection can also spread upwards to cause problems such as meningitis or brain abscess. These are very rare. What investigations might be considered?[netdoctor.co.uk] We report a case of invasive fungal sinusitis caused by Scopulariopsis in 57 year-old man who had recurrence of orbital cellulitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In rare cases, untreated sinusitis can lead to meningitis, a brain abscess, or an infection of the bone. Talk to your doctor about your concerns.[webmd.com]

  • 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] Community-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Causing Orbital Cellulitis in Australian Children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011 Nov. 30(11):1003-1006.[emedicine.medscape.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]

  • Osteomyelitis of the Frontal Bone

    Tuon FF, Russo R, Nicodemo AC ; Brain abscess secondary to frontal osteomyelitis. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2006 Jul-Aug48(4):233-5.[patient.info] Complications Orbital cellulitis Orbital cellulitis Orbital abscess Orbital abscess Mode of Spread Mode of Spread Direct Direct Thrombophlebitis of vessels Thrombophlebitis[slideplayer.com] It may be spreading posteriorly in brain as epidural abcess. Or it may be associated with brain abscess and meningitis or dural sinus thrombosis.[dailyrounds.org]

  • Frontal Sinusitis

    A review of recent experiences with fulminating frontal sinusitis and its intracranial complications such as subdural empyema, brain abscess, epidural abscess, and meningitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These findings led to the diagnosis: synergistic bacterial inflammation of the frontal sinus, with osteomyelitis and orbital cellulitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Intracranial complications include extradural, subdural and brain abscesses, meningitis and cavernous sinus thrombophlebitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus

    Famous for their ability to cause abscesses: dental, liver, brain, lung, perinephric, subcutaneous abscesses, and more. B.[errolozdalga.com] , orbital cellulitis, and dacryocystitis. 56-58 There are no clinical or biologic differences distinguishing GABHS as the causative pathogen from other pathogens in these[ahcmedia.com] M eningitis and Brain Abscess: Meningitis and brain abscesses are rare complications of group A streptococcus that can occur either from direct extension of acute pharyngitis[antimicrobe.org]

  • Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis

    This case highlights the challenge of making early diagnoses of a brain abscess; since it has symptomology mimicking cavernous sinus thrombosis .This is due to the involvement[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A case of cavernous sinus thrombosis is usually a complication of severe orbital cellulitis and meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Brain abscess and parameningeal infections. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman-Cecil Medicine. 25th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2016:chap 413.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Orbital Infection

    […] of cerebritis, brain abscess, and epidural infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and management of orbital cellulitis.[books.google.com] Brook I (1995) Brain abscess in children: microbiology and management. J Child Neurol 10:283–288 CrossRef PubMed Google Scholar 8.[link.springer.com]

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