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2,546 Possible Causes for Brain Abscess, Patient Appears Acutely Ill, wanjiku

  • Stroke

    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]

  • 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] Rhinosinusitis may result in serious conditions like meningitis, cavernous sinus thrombophlebitis, brain abscess and orbital cellulitis or abscess when left untreated.[symptoma.com] Fenton JE, Smyth DA, Viani LG, Walsh MA (1999) Sinogenic brain abscess. Am J Rhinol 13: 299-302.[scitechnol.com]

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  • Toxoplasmosis

    AIDS patients), toxoplasmosis is the most common cause of a brain abscess.[radiopaedia.org] Toxoplasmic encephalitis and brain abscess present most commonly as headache, but focal neurologic deficits and seizures are as common.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] disease. [20] Although toxoplasmosis in immunocompromised patients may manifest as retinochoroiditis, reactivation disease in these individuals is typically in the CNS, with brain[emedicine.medscape.com]

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  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    The central nervous system can be affected in the form of meningitis, cerebritis, encephalopathy, seizures, brain abscess, ischemic embolic stroke, mycotic aneurysm, and subarachnoid[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient appeared acutely ill. The temperature was 38ºC, the pulse was 116, and the respiration was 24. The blood pressure was 120/70 mm Hg.[scielo.br] Eikenella corrodens as a cause of brain abscess. Scand J Infect Dis. 1988. 20 (6):667-71. [Medline].[emedicine.com]

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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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  • Infective Endocarditis

    Also, S. constellatus is an extremely rare causative agent of brain abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The central nervous system can be affected in the form of meningitis, cerebritis, encephalopathy, seizures, brain abscess, ischemic embolic stroke, mycotic aneurysm, and subarachnoid[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] abscess , mycotic aneurysms, and meningoencephalitis .[medlink.com]

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  • Acute Cholecystitis

    patient.[ispub.com] A leukocytosis was present but appeared to be unrelated to the development of acute cholecystitis in the absence of perforation; mixed abnormalities of liver function tests[ispub.com] […] were not found to be reliably present in previous series 23 , 37 , 46 as these signs and symptoms could be related to the cardiac procedure and are common among critically ill[ispub.com]

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  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    Other serious complications include respiratory failure or the development of an abscess in the lung.[nmihi.com] As a result, other tissues may become infected, including joints (arthritis), membranes lining the brain and spinal cord (meningitis), the brain itself ( encephalitis ), or[nmihi.com]

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  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis

    Because daptomycin does not cross the blood-brain barrier in therapeutic concentrations, linezolid was used to treat the brain abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] abscesses 40% of the individuals may have neurological complications, which usually results from bleeding in the brain (intracerebral hemorrhage), embolic stroke, multiple[dovemed.com] About 35% of patients have CNS effects, including transient ischemic attacks , stroke , toxic encephalopathy, and, if a mycotic CNS aneurysm ruptures, brain abscess and subarachnoid[merckmanuals.com]

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  • Right Heart Endocarditis

    abscesses 40% of the individuals may have neurological complications, which usually results from bleeding in the brain (intracerebral hemorrhage), embolic stroke, multiple[dovemed.com] There, they can cause local infections (called brain abscesses) or a more widespread brain infection (called meningitis). Emboli also can cause a stroke or seizures.[surgery.ucsf.edu] Complications of persistent cyanosis include polycythemia , clubbing, thromboembolism (including stroke), bleeding disorders, brain abscess, and hyperuricemia.[msdmanuals.com]

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