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144 Possible Causes for Lumbar Puncture Abnormal, Meningioma, Neck Stiffness

  • Meningioma

    We treat both brain and spine meningiomas. Brain Meningiomas Most meningiomas occur in the brain.[mountsinai.org] MR/CT scans of meningioma from MedPix MR/CT scans of pneumosinus dilatans from MedPix Cancer.Net: Meningioma[en.wikipedia.org] Patients with neurofibromatosis type 2 also have an increased risk of developing meningioma. There are also genetic mutations that have been associated with meningioma.[symptoma.com]

  • Meningeal Disorder

    If you have viral meningitis, symptoms may include fever, light sensitivity, headache, and a stiff neck.[hopkinsmedicine.org] A meningioma that previously had been operated on, with surrounding edema MRI image of a meningioma with contrast Meningiomas are visualized readily with contrast CT, MRI[en.wikipedia.org] Lumbar puncture was performed after MRI investigation in all patients, and complete CSF analysis was available at the time of the LME for 6 of the 11 patients.[nn.neurology.org]

  • Malignant Meningeal Lymphoma

    Pain is often prominent and can present as neck stiffness, localized spinal tenderness or radicular discomfort that radiates from the spine into an arm or leg ( Table 3 ).[aafp.org] What is a Meningioma?[neurosurgery.ucla.edu] Lumbar puncture The standard diagnostic procedure Positive CSF cytology is found on the initial lumbar puncture in 50-70% and in nearly all cases after 3 attempts Increased[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Meningitis

    See How Neck Pain and Headache Can Occur Together Stiff neck.[spine-health.com] […] including lymphoplasmacyte-rich meningioma intracranial involvement with Erdheim Chester disease[radiopaedia.org] Diagnosis is by lumbar puncture. Treatment is with antibiotics.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Meningeal Carcinomatosis

    A 60-year-old, nonsmoking woman developed cephalgia and neck stiffness.[academic.oup.com] We describe the case of a 26-year-old man who presented with a clinical and radiologic impression of multifocal meningioma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lumbar puncture was performed repeatedly, but cerebrospinal fluid cytology showed no evidence of malignant cells.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Fungal Meningitis

    Symptoms to look for: headache fever nausea stiff neck sensitivity to bright lights hallucinations blurred speech See When Is a Stiff Neck Serious?[spine-health.com] A 69-year-old woman who died 6 weeks post-operatively following a meningioma resection is reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Of the 14 patients who died and for whom cerebrospinal fluid opening pressures were determined, 13 had pressures higher than 250 mm at the time of the last lumbar puncture[nejm.org]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Absence of neck stiffness did not rule out CABM and special attention should be given to patients with pneumonia and the elderly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Meningioma - X-ray for tumor presence. Meningismus - history of non-CNS viral disease ( a non-infective state resembling meningitis). Tetanus - trismus, clean mentation.[atsu.edu] lumbar puncture herniate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

    stiffness, painful shoulder joints, wrist joints and knees, difficulty maintaining balance, etc.[myvmc.com] McCormick Spinal Meningiomas Spinal Radiosurgery Often Overlooked says Dr.[columbianeurosurgery.org] Lumbar puncture revealed an increased intracranial pressure. The boy was thus diagnosed with idiopathic intracranial hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mollaret's Meningitis

    She had near-syncope, vomiting, chills, neck stiffness and dizziness, but denied any fever. The headache was progressive and bi-frontal.[dx.doi.org] Brain hemorrhage, meningitis 4 53 M HSV1 headache, personality change Yes No 8 10 0.5 0.4 0.1 Hydrocephalus/encephalitis 5 82 M CMV fever, post op cerebi No No 17 63 21 5 16 Meningioma[doi.org] puncture to sample spinal fluid, monitoring the brain via MRI or CT scans, and EEG tests to measure and monitor brain waves.[stdcheck.com]

  • Meningeal Tuberculosis

    A sudden decrease in visual acuity with papilledema, bilateral sixth nerve palsies, and neck stiffness developed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sarcoid or lymphomatous lesions simulating meningioma may decrease in size with steroids [ 23 ].[em-consulte.com] Cerebrospinal fluid is removed through a procedure called lumbar puncture.[tandurust.com]

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