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648 Possible Causes for Fever, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    Hydrocephalus-cont. • Chronic hydrocephalus may develop weeks to months after SAH and present as normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) manifested by gait difficulty, incontinence[] The impact of fever on DCI and clinical outcomes was assessed.[] […] improve when treated for hydrocephalus (do not lower pressure to less than 15 mm Hg, however).[]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Initially, there is headache, vomiting and fever. Pain and stiffness then start developing in the neck and the back.[] Main symptoms at admission were fever, nuchal rigidity, and an obtunded or comatose status, and at least 2 of these were reported in 37 (84%) episodes.[] METHODS: Children aged RESULTS: Mean age, duration of fever at presentation, presence of headache and, altered sensorium and presence of hepatomegaly/splenomegaly were statistically[]

  • Pneumococcal Meningitis

    It is imperative to recognize that young infants with bacterial meningitis can present without fever or irritability and manifest signs and symptoms consistent with many other[] Prolonged fever is the term used to describe a fever in excess of 10 days' duration after initiation of treatment, while a secondary fever is a temperature elevation usually[] Young babies may present with poor feeding, irritability, lethargy, vomiting, fever, and a bulging anterior fontanel.[]

  • Meningeal Tuberculosis

    A spinal tap may also be done to establish the diagnosis of normal pressure hydrocephalus.[] […] higher chance of developing tuberculous meningitis: HIV/AIDS Drink alcohol in excess TB of the lung Weakened immune system The symptoms often start slowly, and may include: Fever[] […] is suggested that the patient's delay could not be longer than 3 weeks because of progressively worsening symptoms of tuberculous meningitis such as severe headache and fever[]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    […] despite appropriate antimicrobial therapy likely due to drug fever.[] We describe a patient with a history of recurrent fever, arthralgia, and disseminated skin lesions.[] Applicable To Fever NOS Fever of unknown origin [FUO] Fever with chills Fever with rigors Hyperpyrexia NOS Persistent fever Pyrexia NOS spotted A77.9 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis[]

  • Cryptococcal Meningitis

    In this case, initial head CT scan was normal but unusually high protein level in CSF prompted a repeat CT scan 5 days later that showed noncommunicating hydrocephalus.[] His symptoms progressed to generalized body aches, persistent fever, and neck stiffness.[] The most prevalent symptoms were headache (85.2%), altered vision (44.4%), altered mental status (44.4%), nausea (40.7%) and fever (33.3%).[]

  • Listerial Meningitis

    Abstract A 65-year-old man with primary haemochromatosis was admitted because of fever and confusion.[] A 90-year-old woman presented with high fever, nausea, diarrhea, and incontinence of urination and feces. Lumbar puncture was performed.[] Intravenous ampicillin improved the symptoms of fever, bloody diarrhea, and headache without any neurological sequelae.[]

  • Hemophilus Meningitis

    You should get medical care right away if you have A sudden high fever A severe headache A stiff neck Nausea or vomiting Early treatment can help prevent serious problems,[] Tick-borne Rickettsia rickettsii Rocky Mountain spotted fever Rickettsia conorii Boutonneuse fever Rickettsia japonica Japanese spotted fever Rickettsia sibirica North Asian[] […] tick typhus Rickettsia australis Queensland tick typhus Rickettsia honei Flinders Island spotted fever Rickettsia africae African tick bite fever Rickettsia parkeri American[]

  • Leptospiral Meningitis

    Leptospirosis is a widespread zoonotic disease characterised by headache and fever.[] […] of disease attributed to Leptospira autumnalis (pretibial fever, Fort Bragg fever, autumnal fever) 3 have been noted in this country.[] Four patients with suspected meningitis (57%) had cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis indicative of leptospiral meningitis and presented with headache, fever and neck stiffness[]

  • Staphylococcus Aureus Meningitis

    Fever is the main symptom, whereas headaches, vomiting, seizures, nuchal rigidity and altered consciousness are reported in a variable number of cases.[] At admission, more than 75% of the patients had fever, nuchal rigidity and decreased consciousness.[] After epidural PCA, he developed fever and headache caused by MRSA meningitis. Empiric antibiotics therapy was started.[]

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