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112 Possible Causes for Fever, Lumbar Disk Herniation

  • Lumbar Disk Herniation

    […] enough to limit activity, any back pain that lasts more than a few days, or any neck or back pain associated with numbness or weakness, loss of bladder or bowel control, fever[emedicinehealth.com] Our data clears that sciatica can be caused by contralateral lumbar disk herniation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diagnosis Your health care professional will review your medical history, including any history of fever, cancer, steroid use or recent back injuries.[womenshealthmag.com]

  • Hepatitis

    The pathogenesis of scarlet fever associated hepatitis remains unclear.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Seen in dogs, usually caused by trauma or herniated intervertebral disk.[hepatitis.imedpub.com] Abstract Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is the cause of systemic infection known as infectious mononucleosis with classic presentation of fever, oropharyngitis and lymphadenitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vertebral Osteomyelitis due to Salmonella

    Fever and back pain were the predominant signs and symptoms present in 100% of cases. None of the cases had diarrhea or abdominal discomfort.[journals.lww.com] It is rare: In most people, the tip of the spinal cord is at the bottom of l1, the first bone in the lumbar spine, so all lumbar disk herniations miss the spinal cord, even[healthtap.com] Enteric fever and other extraintestinal salmonellosis in University Hospital, Nottingham, UK, between 1980 and 1997.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Epidural Abscess

    This case presents an 18-year-old female with diabetes mellitus who presented with fever and leg pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lumbar puncture is contraindicated because it may trigger cord herniation if the abscess completely obstructs CSF flow.[msdmanuals.com] A case is reported here of a 33-year-old woman with symptoms of night sweats, fever and low back pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Epidural Abscess

    A 54-year-old man presented with neck pain and fever. Magnetic resonance imaging of the cervical spine revealed an epidural abscess at C4 to T2.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lumbar puncture is contraindicated because it may trigger cord herniation if the abscess completely obstructs CSF flow.[merckmanuals.com] The clinical features include fever, spinal pain, radiating nerve root pain and leg weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Paraplegia

    A 10-year-old boy was admitted with a 1-month history of progressive back pain and low fever for 7 days as well as sudden onset of paraplegia for 1 day.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Magnetic resonance imaging showed a giant herniation of a lumbar disk compressing the spinal cord at the L3-L4 level.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We add a new family to the literature with 3 affected members and a remarkable phenotype of purely fever-induced ataxia with myokymia.[ng.neurology.org]

  • Hematoma

    The chest drainage tube was removed on postoperative day 12 because of persistent air leakage, but fever appeared the same day.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The pain is generally described as a severe, localized constant back pain with or without a radicular component that may mimic disk herniation, especially in the lumbar spine[nysora.com] You have a fever. You have trouble moving the body part that has the hematoma.[drugs.com]

  • Myelopathy

    Instruct patients to report wound drainage, fever, or other signs or symptoms of infection, severe pain, or new neurologic decline or deficit.[americannursetoday.com] Features suggesting an infectious etiology include fever, rash (zoster, enterovirus, Lyme disease), meningismus, a history of recent travel (tuberculosis, parasitic infections[neurology.org]

  • Sciatica

    A 6-year-old boy presented with right buttock and thigh pain following a mild fever and sore throat. The pain worsened, and he became unable to walk.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Treatment of Acute Lumbar Disk Herniation Figure 2. Algorithm for treatment of acute lumbar disk herniation.[aafp.org] If your symptoms include severe weakness in the leg(s), loss of bowel and/or bladder control, intractable pain, unexplained significant weight loss, and/or fevers, you should[rothmanortho.com]

  • Ureteral Injury

    Usually the diagnosis was delayed due to uncharacteristic symptoms (fever, haematuria, abdominal pain and distension, ileus, palpable mass etc.) which led to septic courses[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 28-year-old man underwent diskectomy for a recurred herniated disk at the right L4-L5 level.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abdominal mass, low-grade fever, and leukocytosis should prompt use of computed tomography or ultrasonography-guided aspiration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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