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1,959 Possible Causes for Brain Abscess, 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.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.com]

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  • Osteomyelitis of the Frontal Bone

    Tuon FF, Russo R, Nicodemo AC ; Brain abscess secondary to frontal osteomyelitis. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2006 Jul-Aug48(4):233-5.[patient.info] It may be spreading posteriorly in brain as epidural abcess. Or it may be associated with brain abscess and meningitis or dural sinus thrombosis.[dailyrounds.org] abscess is most common complication[learningradiology.com]

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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] (transient ischemic attacks), encephalitis and brain lesions such as tumors or abscesses.[neurosurgery.ucla.edu] A chronic subdural hematoma may mimic a number of other brain disease and disorders, including dementia, stroke, temporary disruption of blood supply to a portion of the brain[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] 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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  • 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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  • 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] Differential Diagnosis Transient ischemic attack Seizure Intracranial abscess Intracranial mass Prognosis In general, patients with pure EDHs have an excellent prognosis of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Ethmoid Sinusitis

    . ( 3262299 ) Duvoisin B....Agrifoglio A. 1988 21 Fallibility of sinus radiographs in demonstrating ethmoid sinusitis. ( 3616799 ) Andrew W.K....Swart J.G. 1987 22 Brain abscess[malacards.org] abscess : Forehead Abscess That Extends Through Skull to Form Brain Abscess This young man required emergency surgery to drain both his forehead abscess and his brain abscess[boogordoctor.com] […] children had also cerebritis and brain abscess.[sinusitisunderstood.blogspot.com]

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