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10,875 Possible Causes for Brain Abscess, wanjiku, Weakness

  • 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] weakness; there were two patients with stroke of undetermined etiology and they had uniform finger weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 57-year-old male patient presented with complete weakness of the right extremities due to an intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) in the left basal ganglia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] After onset, he presented with complete weakness of both legs. The patient was diagnosed as spontaneous SAH and IVH.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Anatomical variations of the ACoA tend to make its anatomical structure, and as a result, blood flow through it, more complicated, which may increase hemodynamic stress and cause weak[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    Other serious complications include respiratory failure or the development of an abscess in the lung.[nmihi.com] Symptoms in children under 1 month of age include weakness or lethargy, poor feeding, fever, or grunting. Symptoms in older children are the same as adults.[md-health.com] But if your body’s defenses (immune system) become weak for some reason, the bacteria can go down into your lungs.[webmd.com]

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  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

    Patients harboring such malformations are at increased risk of brain abscess formation, which despite advances in diagnostic and surgical methods remains a life threatening[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One year ago, the patient was hospitalized due to right-sided weakness, which was caused by left basal ganglia hemorrhage as the part of HHT presentation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (AVM) are very rare and carry the risk of cerebral thrombo-embolism, brain abscess or pulmonary hemorrhage.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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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] Over a 1-week course, he developed severe back pain and progressive lower extremity weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 51-year-old patient presenting with progressive lower extremity weakness secondary to a spinal epidural abscess extending from C4 to S1.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Fusarium Infection

    Fusarium brain abscess. Case report. J Neurosurg 1983;58:598-601. 3. Richardson MD, Jones BL. Therapeutic guidelines in systemic fungal infection. 3 rd ed. London.[jnaccjournal.org] Cerebral aneurysm caused by infections differ from congenital brain aneurysm, which often occur the junctions where these arteries come together and form weak spots.[bloodjournal.org] A fusarium fungal infection is much more likely in those with weak immune systems.[hubpages.com]

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  • Meningioma

    Herein, we report an unusual case of xanthomatous meningioma in an 83-year-old normolipidemic woman, who presented to us with worsening lower limb weakness and global aphasia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] presentation, we hereby report the case of a 67-year-old, previously healthy, white Lebanese female patient who presented with forgetfulness, unsteady gait, right-sided motor weakness[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We describe a fifty-year-old male with headache, weakness of limbs, and altered sensorium.[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] The foot weakness resolved on surgical drainage. CSDH overlying the cerebral convexity may manifest with isolated foot weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (transient ischemic attacks), encephalitis and brain lesions such as tumors or abscesses.[neurosurgery.ucla.edu]

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  • Toxoplasmosis

    AIDS patients), toxoplasmosis is the most common cause of a brain abscess.[radiopaedia.org] These include people with weak immune systems and babies whose mothers become infected for the first time during pregnancy.[icd9data.com] Toxoplasmic encephalitis and brain abscess present most commonly as headache, but focal neurologic deficits and seizures are as common.[emedicine.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] Also, if tumors develop near parts of the brain that control vital functions, they may cause problems, such as weakness, difficulty walking, loss of balance, partial or complete[msdmanuals.com]

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