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575 Possible Causes for Cerebrospinal Fluid Protein Increased

  • Toxoplasmosis

    A subclinical infection was characterized by changes in the protein levels and cell counts in cerebrospinal fluid and substantiated if T. gondii specific antibody levels remained[] […] the same or increased from birth through the first year of life.[]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Overview Peripheral neuropathy, a result of damage to the nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord (peripheral nerves), often causes weakness, numbness and pain, usually in your hands and feet. It can also affect other areas of your body. Your peripheral nervous system sends information from your brain and[…][]

  • Cerebral Thrombosis

    Examination of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) does not necessarily help in establishing the diagnosis as there are no pathognomonic features.[] Abnormalities are found in up to 84% of cases and include raised CSF pressure, increased protein content, the presence of red blood cells and pleocytosis. 5 Nevertheless,[]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Lipodystrophies are a group of heterogeneous disorders characterized by varying degrees of body fat loss and predisposition to insulin resistance and its metabolic complications. Lipodystrophy associated metabolic abnormalities include insulin resistance, that often lead to diabetes mellitus and its complications,[…][]

  • Herpes Zoster

    BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Mar 23;2018. pii: bcr-2018-224235. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-224235. Author information 1 Department of Neurolgy, Smt BK Shah Medical Institute and Research Centre, Vadodara, India. Abstract Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) is the most common chronic complication of herpes zoster infection. However, a few[…][]

  • Stroke

    Spasticity is a common issue in chronic stroke. To date, no study has reported the long-term (up to 1 year) outcomes of Fu's subcutaneous needling in combination with constraint-induced movement therapy in chronic stroke. This report describes the successful addition of acupuncture on spasticity and arm function[…][]

  • Cerebral Hemorrhage

    On analysis, the cerebrospinal fluid was colorless and transparent, the pressure was more than 400 mm H2O, there was lymphocytic pleocytosis, increased protein, and decreased[] Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) studies disclosed mononuclear pleocytosis with elevated protein levels.[] Both serum and CSF anti-Borrelia titers were significantly increased, and serum Western Blot showed bands to protein 34 (ops B), 57, 59 and 62.[]

  • Meningitis

    Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis revealed pleocytosis with neutrophil predominance, increased protein and low glucose. CSF and blood cultures yielded negative results.[] The inflammatory cells increased the membrane permeability and alter normal chemical contents of the cerebrospinal fluid like glucose and protein.[] , protein, and lactate in the cerebrospinal fluid and a decrease in the glucose concentration.[]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    In the hyperacute phase of SAH, slight shortening of T1 occurs due to the increased protein and new cellular content within cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).[]

  • Leptomeningeal Metastasis

    Important paper demonstrating that advanced techniques can increase diagnostic yield over cerebrospinal fluid cytopathology alone.[] Google Scholar 65 Koomen JM, Zhao H, Li D, Abbruzzese J, Baggerly K, Kobayashi R: Diagnostic protein discovery using proteolytic peptide targeting and identification.[]

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