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8,460 Possible Causes for Brain Abscess, Stroke, wanjiku

  • Stroke

    How are strokes diagnosed?[medlineplus.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] A "stroke chameleon" (SC) is stroke which is diagnosed as something else.People not having a stroke may also be misdiagnosed as a stroke.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • 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] In contrast, embolic stroke is not recognized as a cause of aneurysmal-like SAH.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of cSAH caused by cardioembolic stroke.[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 rate of postoperative stroke was not different between the 2 groups: 4% (7 of 174 patients) among patients with no preoperative stroke and 4% (3 of 69 patients) with stroke[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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  • 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] Here, we present the case of a 64 year-old male whose prostate carcinoma's metastasis mimicked a subdural hematoma, and he suffered a middle cerebral artery stroke.[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] A 71-year-old male presented with sudden neck pain followed by left-sided hemiparesis, and was believed to have had a stroke.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Association, Stroke Council of the American Heart Association Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.[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 presence of an ischemic stroke in this disease is very rare.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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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  • 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] Early mortality following stroke: a prospective review. Stroke. 1984 ; 15 :492-496.[stroke.ahajournals.org] Brain abscess at eMedicine MR Diagnosis MedPix Imaging Brain Abscess[en.wikipedia.org]

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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] If you think it's a stroke, dial 999 immediately and ask for an ambulance.[nhs.uk] 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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  • Septic Embolus

    A brain abscess, requiring drainage, complicated his postoperative course further.[anesthesiology.pubs.asahq.org] Optimal treatment for acute stroke in IE has not been well outlined.[cardiologyres.org] Emboli may affect internal organs: Brain ( abscess, meningoencephalitis and stroke) Spleen Liver Kidney Lungs (pneumonia, pneumonitis, or lung abscess ) Bone ( osteomyelitis[dermnetnz.org]

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  • Epidural Abscess

    Intracranial epidural abscess itself is rarely fatal but may progress to much more serious conditions, including intracranial subdural empyema , meningitis, brain abscess[medlink.com] Prevention Fibromyalgia Fitness and Health Hearing Loss Home Health Care and Safety Industrial and Public Health Safety Occupational Health Safety Sight Impaired Sleeping - COPD Stroke[activeforever.com] Fast magnetic resonance diffusion-weighted imaging of acute human stroke. Neurology 1992 ; 42 : 1717 –1723 Ebisu T, Tanaka C, Umeda M, et al.[ajnr.org]

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