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2,938 Possible Causes for Brain Abscess, Stupor, wanjiku

  • Stroke

    […] or veering Coordination problems in the arms and hands Slurred speech or inability to speak Sudden deviation of the eyes toward one direction Seizures Irregular breathing Stupor[drugs.com] 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] Plum, F; Posner, JB (1966), The diagnosis of stupor and coma, Philadelphia, PA, USA: FA Davis, 197 pp. a b Fager, Susan; Beukelman, Dave; Karantounis, Renee; Jakobs, Tom ([en.wikipedia.org]

  • 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] […] grade 0: asymptomatic grade 1: alert, oriented, mild symptoms (e.g. headache) grade 2: drowsy or disoriented, variable neurological deficits (e.g. hemiparesis) grade 3: stupor[intechopen.com] (transient ischemic attacks), encephalitis and brain lesions such as tumors or abscesses.[neurosurgery.ucla.edu]

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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] Managing raised ICP- cont. • Patients who are stuporous should undergo emergent ventriculostomy to measure ICP and to treat high ICP in order to prevent cerebral ischemia.[slideshare.net] […] nuchal rigidity Grade 2 – severe headache, stiff neck, no neurologic deficit except cranial nerve palsy Grade 3 – drowsy or confused, mild focal neurologic deficit Grade 4 – stuporous[oxfordmedicaleducation.com]

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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] After about ten minutes, he regained consciousness, but he soon became lethargic, and over the next two hours, he was stuporous[4]. His pupils were unequal[5].[howmed.net] During this interval, the patient may be awake and alert, but rapid deterioration leading to stupor, coma, and death can occur over minutes to hours.[pathwaymedicine.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] Neurological examination showed stupor consciousness, neck stiffness, multiple cranial nerves palsy, and bilateral Babinski signs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] More specific features that should raise the concern about brain involvement includes : Papilledema Confusion and inability to think quickly and solve problems Drowsiness, stupor[healthhype.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] Delirium is common in the early stages, but it may be followed by drowsiness, then stupor, and eventually, coma.[atsu.edu] 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.[infectiousdiseaseadvisor.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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  • 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] 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] The abscess displayed a sharp border with the underlying gliotic brain tissue.[surgicalneurologyint.com]

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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] Brain abscess and necrotic or cystic brain tumor: discrimination with signal intensity on diffusion-weighted MR imaging.[ajnr.org] It is an infrequent complication of cholangitis or obstruction of the bile duct. bone abscess Brodie abscess. brain abscess An intracranial abscess involving the brain or[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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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] […] second hospital day, we added vancomycin to the treatment because of continued fever of over 39 , severe headache, vomiting, and altered mental status; the patient appeared stuporous[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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