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1,459 Possible Causes for Hemiparesis, Meningitis

  • Meningitis

    The term hemiparesis (see PARESIS) refers to mild to moderate weakness involving one side of the body.[bioportfolio.com] Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges.[symptoma.com] Meningitis Meninges of the central nervous system : dura mater , arachnoid mater , and pia mater .[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Lyme Disease

    A 46-year-old man presented with recurrent left hemiparesis and headache.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CSF examination can be informative in problematic cases with parenchymal CNS infection or to identify meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of early-disseminated Lyme disease presenting with Borrelia meningitis and concomitant Lyme carditis, which was misdiagnosed as mononucleosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    We describe a healthy, afebrile 26-year-old man who presented to the emergency department with left hemiparesis and cranial nerve deficits caused by meningococcal meningitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] data on meningitis incidence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Later symptoms may include paralysis of one side of the body (hemiparesis), hearing loss, or additional neurological abnormalities.[rarediseases.org]

  • Cerebral Toxoplasmosis

    The clinical picture included headaches, nuchal rigidity, and right-sided hemiparesis during a course of disseminated cutaneous herpes zoster.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] HIV-associated subacute meningitis is mostly caused by tuberculosis or cryptococcosis, but often no etiology can be established.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] encephalitis (TE) in most advance stage HIV infected patients composed of fever, headache, alteration of consciousness with focal neurological signs/symptoms such as include hemiparesis[clinicaltrials.gov]

  • Pneumococcal Meningitis

    After 7 to 19 days, patients suddenly deteriorated, developing headache, fever, a decreased level of consciousness, brainstem signs, or hemiparesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Streptococcus pneumoniae accounts for approximately 50% of bacterial meningitis cases in the United States annually.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] No significant differences were identified for hospital course or outcome, with the exception that a greater proportion of patients had subdural empyema and hemiparesis in[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Staphylococcus Aureus Meningitis

    She had neck stiffness with right-sided hemiparesis with left-sided upper motor neuron facial nerve palsy and bladder incontinence.[academic.oup.com] Patients were categorised into three groups: Group A (16)--meningitis related to neurosurgery, trauma or cerebrospinal defects; Group B (7)--meningitis occurring with indwelling[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Meningitis may be localized for a time to one hemisphere or the other, cause jacksonian convulsions, hemiparesis, or even hemianopia.[atsu.edu]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Meningitis may be localized for a time to one hemisphere or the other, cause jacksonian convulsions, hemiparesis, or even hemianopia.[atsu.edu] To compare scrub typhus meningitis with bacterial and tuberculous meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Later symptoms may include hydrocephalus (accumulation of fluid in the brain cavity), paralysis of one side of the body (hemiparesis), hearing loss, or other neurological[rarediseases.org]

  • Listeria Meningitis

    Neurological abnormalities identified were cranial nerve palsies in 2 (6.4%) and hemiparesis in 3 (9.6%). No patients had hearing impairment.[bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com] The authors report two cases of this disease and review the diagnosis and treatment of meningitis in general and, more specifically, of listeric meningitis in pregnancy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A case report of a listeria meningitis 5 days after diagnosis of meningococcal meningitis in a immunocompetent child of 2 years is presented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    A 73-year-old woman was transferred to our hospital for sudden headache and subsequent left hemiparesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report an unusual case of spinal SAH mimicking meningitis with normal brain computed tomography (CT)/magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and negative CT angiography.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] often called a “thunderclap headache”), nausea, confusion, altered consciousness, seizure, visual disturbances, cardiac arrhythmias, and focal neurological deficits such as hemiparesis[link.springer.com]

  • Leptomeningeal Metastasis

    The authors describe a 52-year-old man with a history of a subtotally resected right maxillary sinus ethesioneuro-epithelioma 2 years earlier who presented with a left hemiparesis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Leptomeningeal meningitis occurs in approximately 5% of metastatic breast cancers, and there is no standard treatment for this complication.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Despite chemotherapy, the lesion increased in volume, which led to local pain and right hemiparesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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