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1,291 Possible Causes for Confusion, Hemiparesis, Poor Outcome

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    A 73-year-old woman was transferred to our hospital for sudden headache and subsequent left hemiparesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] poor outcome of patient with aSAH.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The aneurysm was coiled with balloon protection, and later, on the fifth day of ictus, the patient became acutely confused and developed memory disturbances.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cerebral Hemorrhage

    During the course of illness, the patient had an acute cerebral hemorrhage, which manifested with hemiparesis, dysarthria, and pathologic crying.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We used multiple logistic regression analysis to show that lower serum uric acid levels independently predicted poor functional outcomes (mRS 2) at 1 year after ischemic stroke[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Doctors: Sharon stroke caused by bleeding in the brain • Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arms or legs • Sudden confusion or trouble speaking or understanding others[cnn.com]

  • Stroke

    SSEH presenting as a hemiparesis is less common and in such situations, it can be mistaken for a cerebrovascular accident (CVA).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Our case had a poor outcome, unlike the majority of previously reported cases. Copyright 2018 National Stroke Association. Published by Elsevier Inc.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The symptoms of a stroke include sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body; sudden confusion or trouble speaking or understanding speech; sudden trouble[ninds.nih.gov]

  • Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome

    A 42-year-old woman, a diagnosed case of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), developed severe headache followed by left hemiparesis and cortical blindness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Infarction on baseline imaging predicted poor outcome. Prior serotonergic antidepressant use predicted clinical and angiographic worsening but not poor outcome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] reversible vasoconstriction and sudden thunderclap headache with or without associated neurologic deficits, have been poorly differentiated in the literature and are frequently confused[mdedge.com]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Meningitis may be localized for a time to one hemisphere or the other, cause jacksonian convulsions, hemiparesis, or even hemianopia.[atsu.edu] Five of 15 variables tested were strongly associated with poor outcome (CSF culture positivity, CSF white blood cell count, hemoglobin, Glasgow Coma Scale, and pulse rate)[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fever was the most common presenting sign/symptom, observed in 8 patients, followed by otalgia, neck stiffness, headache, and confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    An 81-year-old man, presenting with left hemiparesis, underwent craniotomy for right organized CSH after 2 burr-hole surgeries.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Recurrent cases presented a poor outcome (P 0.05).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Confusion and headache appears to be the most common presenting features as it is seen in as much as 90% to 56% of cases.[symptoma.com]

  • Brain Abscess

    The patient presented with right-sided homonymous hemianopsia and right hemiparesis. Emergent surgical drainage was performed and antibiotics were administered.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract BACKGROUND Aspergillus terreus is an evolving opportunistic pathogen, and patients with A. terreus often have poor outcomes due to its intrinsic resistance to several[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The independent factor associated with death outcome identified by multivariate analysis was confusion (odds ratio 7.67, 95% CI 1.95-30.14; p   0.003).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    A 72-year-old man with atrial fibrillation treated with dabigatran presented with right hemiparesis and aphasia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For patients with discrepant diagnosis, the odds of poor outcome were more than two times higher than the odds of those with the non-discrepant diagnosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] vasculitic) Clubbing: in long standing disease Eyes: Roth spots (boat shaped hemorrhages with pale centers, in retina) and conjunctival splinter hemorrhages Neurological: Confusion[pathologyoutlines.com]

  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    Other symptoms pointing at compromise of the central nervous system are facial paralysis, hemiparesis, and seizures.[symptoma.com] Around 10% of cases are atypical HUS (aHUS), a rare disease with poor outcomes caused by uncontrolled activation of the alternative complement pathway.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] cases, the first patient showed progressing thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) despite daily PE, and neurological manifestations (seizures, vision loss, loss of balance, and confusion[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pneumococcal Meningitis

    After 7 to 19 days, patients suddenly deteriorated, developing headache, fever, a decreased level of consciousness, brainstem signs, or hemiparesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Variable outcome was classified into good or poor (neurological handicap or death).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] features like altered mental status and confusion.[symptoma.com]

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