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13 Possible Causes for Diplopia, Meningococcal Carrier

  • Meningitis

    ,et al, 2018 A 56-year-old woman with acute vertigo and diplopia Neurol 90:748-752, Sharma, R.[neudle.com] Proportion of meningococcal carriers and high‐risk persons who were culture‐negative at end of follow‐up. Occurrence of relapse and re‐colonisation.[doi.org] These episodes resolve spontaneously and are followed by symptom-free periods of weeks to months Transient neurological abnormalities, including seizures, diplopia, pathologic[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    A suspected case of meningococcal meningitis was diagnosed in a 24-year-old sailor onboard an aircraft carrier at sea in 2003.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of incidence, carriage and case-carrier ratios for meningococcal meningitis in the African meningitis belt and describe their variations across the endemic, hyperendemic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Scatterplot of meningococcal serogroup A monthly incidence rates and carriage prevalence across case carrier observation units.[journals.plos.org]

  • Pneumococcal Meningitis

    About 1 in 10 people carry meningococcal bacteria in their nose or throat but don’t get sick from it; these carriers can still transmit the bacteria without knowing it. ([everydayhealth.com]

  • Staphylococcus Aureus Meningitis

    Diplopia I. Papilledema 6. Mentation a. Delirium b. Drowsiness c. Stupor d.[atsu.edu] About 1 in 10 people carry meningococcal bacteria in their nose or throat but don’t get sick from it; these carriers can still transmit the bacteria without knowing it. ([everydayhealth.com] Squint and diplopia with ptosis are common. Any of the ocular muscles may be paralyzed - most frequently, one or both external recti.[atsu.edu]

  • Hemophilus Meningitis

    […] disease can occur at any age, its incidence is highest in infants, adolescents and young adults.9 Adolescents and young adults are the primary carriers of meningococcal bacteria[pfizer.com] For unknown reasons, only a small fraction of carriers develop meningitis.[columbianeurology.org] PRP-OMP uses meningococcal group B outer membrane protein and is produced by Merck under the name PedvaxHIB , or as part of the Hib-Hep B combination vaccine (Comvax ).[vaccinesafety.edu]

  • Bacterial Encephalitis

    Suspicion of encephalitis/meningitis should prompt urgent transfer to Emergency Flu like symptoms associated with Headache Confusion Seizures Altered movement or sensation Diplopia[health.qld.gov.au] It can be spread by droplets coughed or sneezed out by an infected person or by a carrier; many outbreaks of meningococcal infection occur in people living in close quarters[drreddy.com]

  • Spondylitic Aortitis

    Paralysis, Diarrhoea, Diastolic Dysfunction, Diet Refusal, Difficult To Wean From Ventilator, Difficulty In Walking, Diffuse Alveolar Damage, Dilatation Ventricular, Diplegia, Diplopia[bonkersinstitute.org] .- Healthy Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Carriers.- Meningococcal Meningitis.- Meningococcal Infection.- Jacob-Creutzfeldt Disease.- Infection with Measles.- Infection with[booktopia.com.au]

  • AIDS-associated Meningoencephalitis

    She did not complain of diplopia or hearing loss. She has no significant family history. She is a homemaker. She is non-smoker and a teetotaler.[pubs.sciepub.com] At any one time, about 10 to 25 per cent of the population are carriers. Meningococcal Septicaemia Some bacteria that cause meningitis can also cause septicaemia.[health24.com] […] inflamed meninges (including neck stiffness), raised intracranial pressure (including headache, confusion, altered level of consciousness, sixth cranial nerve palsies with diplopia[sajhivmed.org.za]

  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

    BACKGROUND: Many acute and chronic neurological sequelae from the quinoline derivative antimalarial drug mefloquine, including dizziness and effects on the visual system such as diplopia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rifampin Rifampin, also known as rifampicin, is an antibacterial drug that is typically used to treat tuberculosis and meningococcal carriers.[doi.org] CASE PRESENTATION: This case report describes a 30-year-old man of Pakistani descent with sudden onset of dizziness and diplopia following the administration of mefloquine[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningism

    […] acute 72hours) Antecedents Recent viral illness (varicella, HHV6, EBV, parvovirus B19) Rash Head trauma Labyrinthitis (primary or secondary to otitis media) Cerebellar signs Diplopia[rch.org.au] In the past, travelers returning from Islam's Hajj pilgrimage were at increased risk for contracting meningitis or becoming carriers of N. meningitidis.[medscape.com] In August 1987, an outbreak of group A meningococcal meningitis occurred during the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, resulting in an attack rate among American pilgrims[medscape.com]

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