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368 Possible Causes for Complete Blood Count Abnormal, Meningitis, Recurrent Inflammation

  • Acute Sinusitis

    […] occuring over 4–12 weeks ; represents a transition from acute to chronic infection Chronic sinusitis : persistent symptoms of sinus inflammation 12 weeks Recurrent acute[amboss.com] […] were reviewed with the following complications: orbital cellulitis (51), orbital abscesses (44), epidural empyemas (7), subdural empyemas (6), intracerebral abscesses (2), meningitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] superficially ( Pott puffy tumor ) frontal or ethmoidal sinuses into the orbit ( subperiosteal abscess of the orbit ) dural venous sinus thrombosis intracranial extension meningitis[radiopaedia.org]

  • Acute Otitis Media

    Recurrent AOM occurs in over 10% of the population, and is defined by 3 episodes in 6 months, 4 episodes in 1 year, or 6 or more episodes in the first 6 years of life.[sharinginhealth.ca] Meningitis in a patient with a cochlear implant is not necessarily related to the implant.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , and seem to confirm the involvement of NO pathway in recurrent upper airway infections related to impaired ciliated respiratory mucosa.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Relapsing Polychondritis

    Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a multisystemic, progressive disease of unknown etiology characterized by recurrent inflammation and progressive cartilage destruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Aseptic meningitis due to RP is a rare condition of undetermined pathoetiology.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] To make the diagnosis, the patient needs to have 3 or more of the following symptoms: recurrent inflammation of one or both ears, inflammation in more than one joint, inflammation[polychondritis.org]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    blood cell count shows a relative leukocytosis.[hivinsite.ucsf.edu] By the age of 1 year, 17% of children will have suffered at least three episodes of OM. 8 Chronic suppurative OM is defined as a chronic inflammation of the middle ear and[gskpro.com] Abstract An extended-spectrum cephalosporin has been considered appropriate therapy for non-meningeal infections caused by drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Middle Ear Cholesteatoma

    With these findings, recurrent cholesteatoma can be detected with 100% specificity.[radiopaedia.org] Neither meningitis nor recurrence was observed in any patient during the follow-up periods (mean 29.4 months, range 6-64 months).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The goals of this second-stage surgery are to ensure there is no recurrence and to attempt to reconstruct the pathway of sound from the eardrum to the inner ear in an inflammation[owensearcenter.com]

  • Multiple Myeloma

    Patient management Serum protein electrophoresis, complete blood count, measurement of calcium and creatinine values and 24-h urine collection for electrophoresis and immunofixation[doi.org] Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive disease characterized by recurrent episodes of painful inflammation in the abdomen, chest, or joints.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Further investigation with a lumbar puncture confirmed the diagnosis of streptococcal meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Mastoiditis

    Complete blood count (CBC) and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) may be abnormal but are neither sensitive nor specific and add little to the diagnosis.[merckmanuals.com] Presentation – chronic mastoiditis • Presents in a subtle or subclinical fashion after an episode of AOM • Recurrent bouts of otalgia and retro- aural pain • Recurrent headaches[slideshare.net] Extension of the infectious process beyond the mastoid system can lead to a variety of intracranial and extracranial complications including meningitis, epidural and intracerebral[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Bacterial Meningitis caused by pneumococcus occurs most often in adults, especially those with alcoholism, chronic otitis (inflammation of the ear), sinusitus (inflammation[rarediseases.org] Inflammation of the meninges causes reflex spasm of the paravertebral muscles which causes the neck stiffness seen in meningitis.[symptoma.com] OBJECTIVE: To compare scrub typhus meningitis with bacterial and tuberculous meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

    For patients receiving ganciclovir or foscarnet, monitoring of complete blood counts and serum electrolytes and renal function should be performed twice weekly during induction[cdc.gov] […] clinical and subclinical HSV-2 reactivation, and concomitant genital ulcers and inflammation ( 27 ).[doi.org] A pregnant 36-year-old woman with AIDS was diagnosed with varicella zoster meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sphenoid Sinusitis

    This can further result in inflammation and swelling of the sinus and cause sinusitis as well as sphenoid sinusitis.[epainassist.com] An unusual case of sphenoid sinusitis mimicking a syndrome of chronic meningitis is presented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] While the administration of meropenem and dexamethasone ameliorated the meningitis, right third and sixth nerve palsy suddenly developed 10 days after admission.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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