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4,564 Possible Causes for Brain Abscess, Syncope, wanjiku

  • Stroke

    The largest proportions of chameleons were AMS, syncope, hypertensive emergency, systemic infection, and suspected ACS.[ncbi.nlm.nih.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] Common stroke mimics were seizures (23%), syncope (23%), and sepsis (10%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Patients may present with headache, hemiparesis/hemiplegia, seizures, syncope, memory loss and impaired consciousness or they may be asymptomatic.[turkiyeklinikleri.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] […] or syncope associated with this headache Migraine itself is not a risk factor for SAH, but remember that migraine‐sufferers may have SAH as well![emergencymedicinecases.com] Ask for any headache preceding syncope![emdidactic.blogspot.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] […] renal transplantation in February 2003 and was taking an immunosuppressive regimen of mycophenolate mofetil and cyclosporine was seen in the emergency department after a syncopal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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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  • 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] Brain abscess at eMedicine MR Diagnosis MedPix Imaging Brain Abscess[en.wikipedia.org] […] as English brain abscess abscess caused by inflammation and collection of infected material in the brain cerebral abscess Statements Identifiers Sitelinks Wikipedia (14 entries[wikidata.org]

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  • Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease

    People with cyanotic congenital heart disease are at risk of developing brain abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Extensive coverage of special problems, including congestive heart failure and syncope, helps you select the best approaches for your patients.[books.google.com] Fainting (syncope) and chest pain may occur.[nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Eisenmenger Syndrome

    Systemic oxygen desaturation leads to clubbing of fingers and toes, secondary polycythemia , hyperviscosity, hemoptysis, CNS events (eg, brain abscess or stroke), and sequelae[msdmanuals.com] The patients usually present with cyanosis, erythrocytosis, clubbing of fingers, syncope, arrhythmias, bleeding disorders and anemia.[symptoma.com] Brain abscess. Progressive valvar stenosis or regurgitation. Renal dysfunction (especially proteinuria ). Hyperbilirubinaemia may cause gallstones.[patient.info]

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  • Cerebral Thrombosis

    Consultations Consultation with a neurosurgeon is indicated in patients with subdural empyema or brain abscess.[emedicine.medscape.com] Adams-Stokes Disease Adams-Stokes disease, also called Stokes-Adams disease, is a condition that leads to fainting ( syncope ) and sometimes convulsions.[heart.org] These include intracranial or parameningeal infection (meningitis, encephalitis, brain abscess); malignancy; intracranial hemorrhage such as subdural hemorrhage (SDH), intraventricular[clinicaladvisor.com]

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  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Chronic complications Increased risk of septic emboli e.g. endocarditis, lung/brain abscesses Increased risk of stroke Increased risk of cardiovascular disease including cardiomyopathy[slideshare.net]

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  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Other causes of secondary injury include meningitis, brain abscess, increased carbon dioxide levels, free radical damage, and acidosis.[news-medical.net] Poorly controlled chronic medical problems can result in head trauma by causing confusion or syncope and can also contribute to ongoing symptoms.[doi.org] , low blood pressure, increased intracranial pressure (pressure inside the skull), or swelling in the brain (cerebral edema).[news-medical.net]

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