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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[slideshare.net] The impact of fever on DCI and clinical outcomes was assessed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] improve when treated for hydrocephalus (do not lower pressure to less than 15 mm Hg, however).[openanesthesia.org]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Initially, there is headache, vomiting and fever. Pain and stiffness then start developing in the neck and the back.[symptoma.com] 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] METHODS: Children aged RESULTS: Mean age, duration of fever at presentation, presence of headache and, altered sensorium and presence of hepatomegaly/splenomegaly were statistically[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[jamanetwork.com] Young babies may present with poor feeding, irritability, lethargy, vomiting, fever, and a bulging anterior fontanel.[symptoma.com]

  • Meningeal Tuberculosis

    A spinal tap may also be done to establish the diagnosis of normal pressure hydrocephalus.[nlm.nih.gov] […] 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[nlm.nih.gov] […] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    […] despite appropriate antimicrobial therapy likely due to drug fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We describe a patient with a history of recurrent fever, arthralgia, and disseminated skin lesions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[icd10data.com]

  • 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.[shmabstracts.com] His symptoms progressed to generalized body aches, persistent fever, and neck stiffness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most prevalent symptoms were headache (85.2%), altered vision (44.4%), altered mental status (44.4%), nausea (40.7%) and fever (33.3%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Listerial Meningitis

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

  • 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,[icdlist.com] Tick-borne Rickettsia rickettsii Rocky Mountain spotted fever Rickettsia conorii Boutonneuse fever Rickettsia japonica Japanese spotted fever Rickettsia sibirica North Asian[en.wikipedia.org] […] tick typhus Rickettsia australis Queensland tick typhus Rickettsia honei Flinders Island spotted fever Rickettsia africae African tick bite fever Rickettsia parkeri American[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Leptospiral Meningitis

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

  • 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.[symptoma.com] At admission, more than 75% of the patients had fever, nuchal rigidity and decreased consciousness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After epidural PCA, he developed fever and headache caused by MRSA meningitis. Empiric antibiotics therapy was started.[e-jnc.org]

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