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6,883 Possible Causes for Brain Abscess, Septicemia, wanjiku

  • Infective Endocarditis

    Also, S. constellatus is an extremely rare causative agent of brain abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She was admitted presently due to the symptoms of septicemia.[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]

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  • Bacteremia

    Clostridium ramosum : A rare cause of brain abscess. Anales De Medicine Interna 1998 ;15:392–393. Medline, Google Scholar 23 Nanda N, Voskuhl GW.[liebertpub.com] Bacteremia is not the same as septicemia (sepsis), which is bacteremia accompanied with an inflammation in the blood.[healthhype.com] However, serious bacterial infections occur, including pneumonia, septic arthritis, brain abscesses, osteomyelitis, cellulitis, meningitis, and sepsis, possibly resulting[emedicine.medscape.com]

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  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    Other serious complications include respiratory failure or the development of an abscess in the lung.[nmihi.com] Hospitalizations with septicemia (bacteria in the blood) or sepsis -- as the first-listed, principal, or a secondary diagnosis -- increased from 621,000 in 2000 to 1,141,000[cleveland.com] When bacteremia occurs septicemia can follow, as this is an infection that is spread throughout the body.[physio-pedia.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] Aspiration and sepsis : Early antibiotics and fluid management if suspected. Follow sepsis guidelines. Hydrocephalus : May require EVD insertion.[emdidactic.blogspot.com] Metabolic modulators following trauma sepsis: sex hormones. Crit Care Med. 2007 ; 35 : S621–S629.[oadoi.org]

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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] ABE can serve as a silent source of sepsis in the burn patient.[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]

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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] Thrombotic microangiopathy with cortical necrosis occasionally occurs in cases of severe septicemia associated with disseminated intravascular coagulopathy (DIC).[antimicrobe.org] More serious problems that may develop include: Brain abscess Further damage to the heart valves, causing heart failure Spread of the infection to other parts of the body[mountsinai.org]

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  • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis

    Approximately 35% of cases show CNS effects like transient ischemic attacks, stroke, or brain abscesses and subarachnoid hemorrhage due to mycotic aneurysm rupture.[symptoma.com] The presence of Streptococcus bovis septicemia is a strong pointer in favour of associated colon carcinoma even in the absence of gastrointestinal symptomatology.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] abscess if untreated. [41] Goyal S, Griffiths AD, Omarouayache S, Mohammedi R.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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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] Most of the infections are of bacterial origin, and the most serious are septicemia, meningitis, and pneumonia. Thalidomide is a drug with pleiotropic effects.[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.[oncologynurseadvisor.com]

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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] In this case report, we describe the first instance of septicemia caused by an obligately anaerobic Staphylococcus aureus in a human.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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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  • Diverticulitis of the Colon

    Progression of sepsis can result in perforation, which is often contained locally in the form of an abscess.[surgwiki.com] An abdominal infection such as diverticulitis is a common cause of sepsis, said Dr.[livescience.com] Large perforations : A large perforation can put you at risk for additional complications, such as a life-threatening infection (sepsis), abscesses or fistulas.[ucdmc.ucdavis.edu]

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