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55 Possible Causes for Intracranial Hypertension, Projectile Vomiting

  • Dandy-Walker Syndrome

    BACKGROUND: Congenital malformations are the major cause of infant mortality in the United States, but their contribution to overall racial disparity--a major public health concern--is poorly understood. We sought to estimate the contribution of a congenitally acquired central nervous system lesion, Dandy-Walker[…][]

  • Head Injury

    Dangerous mechanism of injury (high-speed RTA, fall from 3 m, high-speed projectile) If only one of the aforementioned risk factors is present then observe for a minimum[] Cerebral artery vasospasm may ensue as an immediate hemodynamic complication of traumatic brain injury causing intracranial hypertension in almost half of patients.[] Original Article Dec 17, 2015 Hypothermia for Intracranial Hypertension after Traumatic Brain Injury Andrews P.J.D., Sinclair H.L., Rodriguez A., et al.[]

  • Epidural Hematoma

    General examination revealed severe headache, no motor or sensory disturbances, and no clinical signs of intracranial hypertension.[] Other symptoms of increased ICP include headache, severe nausea and projectile vomiting.[] There is only limited space in the skull; the hematoma causes intracranial hypertension and brain compression.[]

  • Meningitis

    Cerebrospinal fluid analysis revealed a high opening pressure but no biochemical parameters to suggest TBM, hence she was treated as idiopathic intracranial hypertension.[] We present a case of a 23-year-old woman with a 2-week history nocturnal fever, vertigo, headache and projectile vomiting.[] Showing articles 0 to 50 of 1393 Next IgG4-Related Disease and Intracranial Hypertension: Case Report of a Novel Mechanistic Association J Neurol Sci 385:75-77, Healy, J.[]

  • Papilledema

    […] visual loss from idiopathic intracranial hypertension, were published in April 2014.[] .  Projectile vomiting.  Loss of consciousness/ generalized motor rigidity. 9.[] Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is characterized by high cerebrospinal fluid pressure with no underlying structural or systemic cause.[]

  • Brain Abscess

    Other symptoms in your child can include: projectile vomiting high-pitched crying spasticity in the limbs Many of these symptoms closely resemble other diseases or health[] The patient developed a brain abscess and a subdural collection with severe intracranial hypertension of fatal evolution.[] These symptoms are: Projectile vomiting Intense crying episodes Extremity spasticity . How is Brain Abscess Diagnosed?[]

  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus

    The patient received a temporary external ventricular drainage to relieve the symptoms of intracranial hypertension.[] The patient presented to the emergency department at the authors' institution with a 1-day history of projectile vomiting, lethargy, and dysconjugate gaze.[] […] but they are rarely described in cases of acute intracranial hypertension.[]

  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

    The pseudotumor cerebri syndrome: Pseudotumor cerebri, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, benign intracranial hypertension and related conditions, Cambridge : Cambridge[] The headaches involve vomiting, which is often projectile.[] Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), also known as pseudotumor cerebri or benign intracranial hypertension (BIH), is a disorder characterized by chronically elevated[]

  • Craniosynostosis

    We present a patient with GAPO syndrome in association with craniosynostosis along with intracranial hypertension, which was the cause of her headache.[] (soft spot located on the top of the head) Sleepiness (or less alert than usual) Scalp veins may be very noticeable Increased irritability High-pitched cry Poor feeding Projectile[] This study examines whether specific factors are associated with an increased risk of postoperative headaches or intracranial hypertension.[]

  • Vomiting

    hypertension and hydrocephalusMetabolic disturbances (these may irritate both the stomach and the parts of the brain that coordinate vomiting): Hypercalcemia (high calcium[] Called also emesis and regurgitation. cyclic vomiting recurring attacks of vomiting. dry vomiting attempts at vomiting, with the ejection of nothing but gas. projectile vomiting[] Projectile vomiting Projectile vomiting is when young babies throw up the contents of their stomachs with a lot of force.[]

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