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43 Possible Causes for Cognitive Defect, Malaise, Sagittal Sinus Thrombosis

  • Brain Abscess

    Clinical features: The earliest stage where the brain tissue is invaded (stage of encephalitis) is marked by the presence of headache, fever, malaise and vomiting.[] A frontal abscess would typically present with cognitive deficits, poor concentration, aphasia, grand mal seizures, and hemiparesis.[] Symptoms include fever, malaise, irritability, severe headache, convulsions, vomiting, and other signs of intracranial hypertension.[]

  • Brain Neoplasm

    Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) using the Gamma Knife (GK) is now being increasingly utilized for the treatment of brain metastases. However, there are a few reported cases of SRS-induced brain neoplasms. We herein report the case of a Japanese woman with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) harboring[…][]

  • Intracerebral Hematoma

    Intracranial hematoma secondary to superior sagittal sinus thrombosis is a well described, but rare event.[] We present a case of interval resolution of a intracerebral hematoma in a patient with thrombosis of the sagittal sinus.[]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    Early complications of bacterial meningitis include seizures, raised intracranial pressure (seen in the image below), cerebral venous thrombosis, sagittal sinus thrombosis[] Meningococcal meningitis typically starts like the flu, with the sudden onset of an intense headache, fever, sore throat, nausea, vomiting, and malaise.[] sinus thrombosis, and hydrocephalus.[]

  • Cerebral Vein Thrombosis

    Cerebral vein thrombosis, also called superior sagittal sinus thrombosis, is a well recognized clinical and radiologic entity associated with a variety of medical disorders[] A 40-year-old man developed general malaise, dizziness and progressive headache 1 week after acute haemorrhagic conjunctivitis.[] […] children, cerebral sinovenous thrombosis, dural sinus thrombosis, sagittal sinus thrombosis, and sinus thrombosis.[]

  • Behçet Disease

    Presentation [ 1 ] Nonspecific symptoms include tiredness, malaise, muscle pains, and transient fevers. Headaches can be common.[] (B) Magnetic resonance imaging and (C) magnetic resonance angiography demonstrating superior sagittal sinus thrombosis.[] Although oligozoospermia, amenorrhea, or dysmenorrhea, malaise, hair loss, gastrointestinal complaints (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea), and hematologic side effects are recorded[]

  • Subdural Empyema

    Malaise, fever, and declining mental status can occur rapidly. Complications can include dural venous thrombosis, parenchymal abscess, epidural abscess , and meningitis.[] Dural attachments, especially at sutures, and the sagittal sinus contain the infection.[] Fever, a persistent headache, nausea, vomiting and malaise are often reported at the outset, along with symptoms relating to the source of infection.[]

  • Pneumococcal Meningitis


  • Cerebral Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    Conclusion This report details a case of sagittal sinus thrombosis in an 18-year-old male with concomitant immune thrombocytopenic purpura.[] Other side-effects include malaise and muscle and joint pains.[] The blood condition causes a disruption to the blood supply, which could cause the following early warning signs or symptoms of TTP: headaches confusion malaise fever difficulty[]

  • Hypothyroidism

    She presented to our hospital with sudden-onset general malaise, edema, and hoarseness with an elevated thyroid-stimulating hormone (373.3 μIU/ml) level and very low triiodothyronine[] Superior sagittal sinus thrombosis induced by thyrotoxicosis. J Neurosurg. 2001 ; 94 : 130–132.[] Defects in memory and attention may also be present.[]

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