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155 Possible Causes for Cerebrospinal Fluid Culture Negative, Headache, Viral Meningitis

  • Mollaret's Meningitis

    All patients with RLM ( 2 clinical episodes, lymphocytic predominance and negative bacterial culture from cerebrospinal fluid [CSF], and HSV-2 DNA in at least 1 CSF sample[wwwnc.cdc.gov] The headache was progressive and bi-frontal.[dx.doi.org] If you have experienced viral meningitis more than once, we would encourage you to ask your GP to investigate it to try and determine the cause.[meningitisnow.org]

  • Viral Meningitis

    Negative cerebrospinal fluid cultures occur in 20 percent of patients with acute community acquired bacterial meningitis.[dx.doi.org] A 33-yr-old man came to the emergency department with the chief complaint of a severe headache and decreased sensation in his right hand following a deep dive on scuba.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Definition Viral meningitis is a viral disease characterized by inflammation of the meninges.[symptoma.com]

  • Chemical Meningitis

    The cerebrospinal fluid findings shown in table 1. All cerebrospinal fluid cultures, stains, and serologies were repeated and were negative.[pmj.bmj.com] : Emergency physicians should consider intrathecal entry and pneumocephalus in patients who present with a headache after an epidural intervention.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As in viral meningitis, procalcitonin might be able to discriminate between bacterial and chemical causes of CNS inflammation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lyme Meningoencephalitis

    Gram’s stain and culture of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) were negative after 72 hours. An electrocardiogram revealed normal sinus rhythm with no PR prolongation.[healio.com] He had been well until eight hours prior to admission when fever and headache developed. Received December 17, 1987. Accepted February 17, 1988.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] meningitis (VM) (all but 1 enterovirus); most of these children were 3 months old and had lumbar punctures as part of a “sepsis work-up”. 10 VM patients were 2.5 years old[nature.com]

  • Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis

    Abstract On April 20, 2015, a female aged 15 years sought care at her pediatrician's office after 5 days of fever, myalgia, left parietal headache, and photophobia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] viral encephalitis A86 Unspecified viral encephalitis A87 Viral meningitis A87.0 Enteroviral meningitis A87.1 Adenoviral meningitis A87.2 Lymphocytic choriomeningitis A87.8[icd10data.com] We report a case of 15-year-old girl with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia who had fever, neutropenia, and severe headache while receiving maintenance chemotherapy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

    Rash may not occur in 15% of patients, and the classic triad of fever, headache, and rash is also not definitive.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] encephalitis, tuberculous meningitis, air embolism, and rarely mucopolysaccharidoses. 8 We suggest that in cases of encephalitis with MRI consistent with the starry sky pattern[neurology.org] Very difficult to diagnose, especially in the early stages, its typical signs include sudden fever, headache and muscle pain.[symptoma.com]

  • Syphilitic Meningitis

    NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) collection (Medical Encyclopedia) Cerebrospinal fluid culture (Medical Encyclopedia[icdlist.com] A man with systemic lupus erythematosus receiving chronic steroid therapy presented with headache, fever and panophthalmitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] DRG Group #097-099 - Non-bacterial infect of nervous system except viral meningitis with CC.[icd.codes]

  • Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis

    Cultures of cerebrospinal fluid and multiple blood specimens were negative, and tests for West Nile, herpes simplex, and influenza viruses were negative.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Am Fam Physician. 2016 Apr 15;93(8):644. to the editor : When seeing patients with headache and fever, particularly in warmer months, physicians in the United States should[aafp.org] Primary amebic meningoencephalitis presents clinically in a fashion that may be indistinguishable from bacterial and viral meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningism

    Bacterial culture and polymerase chain reaction for coxsackievirus and echovirus had negative results.[academic.oup.com] What can you do if you develop post lumbar puncture headache and meningismus?[medicalisland.net] Subdural Hemorrhage Viral Meningitis These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.[link.springer.com]

  • Meningitis

    Negative cerebrospinal fluid cultures occur in 11 to 30 percent of patients with bacterial meningitis. 4-23 No significant differences in clinical presentation have been reported[doi.org] […] the first description of post-LP headache. 6 Headache and backache are the most frequently reported adverse events associated with LP.[doi.org] To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our cookies policy Close Intended for healthcare professionals Education Viral meningitis Viral meningitis Clinical Review[doi.org]

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