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2,393 Possible Causes for Fever, Ptosis

  • Lyme Disease

    A 16-year-old girl, with a 4-year history of recurrent left eye photophobia, intense redness, and superior eyelid edema, presented with lid erythema, ptosis, superficial venous[] Borrelia hermsii, a causative agent of tick-borne relapsing fever, possesses a putative c-di-GMP regulatory network that is uncharacterized.[] We present a 49-year-old man with subacute onset of fever, weakness, shortness of breath, unilateral lower extremity oedema and pancytopenia who was found to have positive[]

  • Lyme Neuroborreliosis

    Two children presented with acquired nystagmus, one with combined nystagmus and partial sixth nerve palsy, one with partial sixth nerve palsy, one with ptosis and one with[] Elevated lactate levels were accompanied by fever and headache.[] Results: Two children presented with acquired nystagmus, one with combined nystagmus and partial sixth nerve palsy, one with partial sixth nerve palsy, one with ptosis and[]

  • Graves Disease

    Ocular signs in both diseases may cause diagnostic confusion although ptosis suggests coexisting MG. In both cases, the thyrotoxicosis delayed the diagnosis of MG.[] A 61 years old woman presented with low grade fever and weight loss for a month.[] A 26-year-old woman complained about recurrent fever, auricular chondritis, ocular inflammation, and arthritis. She had an 8-year drug intake of PTU for Graves disease.[]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    Patients may also develop seizures, ptosis, bruits, dysphagia, motor dysfunction, and sensory losses.[] The impact of fever on DCI and clinical outcomes was assessed.[] (only in 7% but highly suggestive) Early seizures predict late seizures and poor outcome New neurology (prognostically poor) Diplopia is most common Weakness, dizziness, ptosis[]

  • Neuroblastoma

    Examination revealed anisocoria and left upper and lower eyelid ptosis, consistent with a left Horner syndrome.[] This case report depicts a 3-year-old girl who presented with a recurring fever, runny nose, and a positive test for rhinovirus suggesting a simple case of the common cold[] We recommend sequencing NBAS in cases of recurrent hepatitis in infancy of unknown cause, especially in individuals with fever-associated hepatic dysfunction.[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Ocular sympathetic dysfunction in the form of mild bilateral ptosis was found in all 5 patients with GBS recruited in this study.[] Until recent now, GBS was only reported in hemorrhagic fever patients in Europe and Asia, which termed as hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome.[] Ptosis No NoAcute mydriasis Paralytic mydriasis No NoBBE Ophthalmoplegia Yes YesAcute ataxic hypersomnolence No weakness Yes Yes*Localized subtypes of GBS.[]

  • Pheochromocytoma

    OBJECTIVE: To explore the fever of unknown origin (FUO) in patients with interleukin-6 (IL-6)-producing pheochromocytoma.[] He was subsequently investigated for fever and found to have a 3cm right sided adrenal mass consistent with a pheochromocytoma.[] He later developed high fever with core temperature reaching a peak of 42.2 C, rapid breathing, and died after unsuccessful attempts to stabilize him.[]

  • Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis

    A 55-year-old man reported a severe headache of 3 days' duration, left ptosis and left lid swelling before examination.[] Drowsiness, high-grade fever, severe headache, left ocular pain with marked periorbital swelling, and paralysis of extraocular eye movements developed.[] We report a case of cavernous sinus thrombosis in a 55-year-old Chinese man who presented with headache, ophthalmoplegia and ptosis.[]

  • Tuberculosis

    BACKGROUND: Tuberculosis (TB), especially extrapulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB), is an important cause of fever of unknown origin (FUO) in TB-burdened areas.[] Other symptoms include the following: fever, loss of appetite, weight loss, and night sweats.[] The patient was restarted on anti-TB therapy resulting in the resolution of her fever and skin lesions.[]

  • Black Widow Spider Bite

    […] spider bites, manifests as restlessness, anxiety, sweating, headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, hypertension, salivation, weakness, diffuse erythematous rash, pruritus, ptosis[] When to seek medical advice Call your health care provider right away if any of these occur: Fever over 100.4?F (38.0?[] This may cause symptoms such as rash, fever, and joint pain. Home care Apply cold packs to the bite site to ease pain and swelling. You can use a cool wet washcloth.[]

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