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1,257 Possible Causes for Mastoiditis, Meningitis

  • Pharyngitis

    A number of other infectious diseases may cause pharyngitis, including tuberculosis , syphilis , diphtheria , and meningitis .[britannica.com] Most children with pharyngitis have benign, self-limited disease with infrequent complications such as peritonsillar abscess, mastoiditis, or lymphadenitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Untreated GABHS pharyngitis can result in suppurative complications including bacteremia, otitis media, meningitis, mastoiditis, cervical lymphadenitis, endocarditis, pneumonia[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com]

  • Patulous Eustachian Tube

    This vaccine is routinely given to infants and toddlers to prevent meningitis , pneumonia, and blood infections.[webmd.com] mastoid under similar conditions of ET patency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The degree of mastoid cell pneumatization is considered an indicator of chronic inflammation of the middle ear.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Otitis Media

    The patient presented petrositis and bilateral laryngeal paralysis with lymphocytic meningitis after six and eight months respectively.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients underwent either intact canal wall (ICW) or canal wall down (CWD) mastoid surgery between 2005 and 2015.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Intracranial complications Meningitis – Sepsis, headache, vomiting, neck rigidity, photophobia and positive Kernig’s sign (pain on meningeal stretch eg chin to chest or straight[entsho.com]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    , serious neurological complications, including hearing loss, facial paralysis, meningitis and brain abscess still occur, according to a report in the journal ...[medicalxpress.com] The potential for preventing complications, such as mastoiditis, may contribute, in part, to the clinical decision to use antibiotics for AOM.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] Encephalitis, meningitis, or subarachnoid hemorrhage may follow a URI. Osteomyelitis may complicate persistent or recurrent sinusitis.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Tuberculosis

    A 61-year-old cardiac transplant recipient developed tuberculosis meningitis during treatment of miliary tuberculosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Tuberculosis involving mastoid and ear is an uncommon entity presenting with myriads of non-specific features and difficult to diagnose, being a paucibacillary condition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Tuberculous meningitis presents with headache, altered mental status, fever and sometimes coma.[symptoma.com]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    The histologic features of pneumococcal meningitis resemble those described for meningococcal meningitis.[histopathology-india.net] , which is an infection of the mastoid bone in the skull scarlet fever , which occurs when toxins created by the strep infection cause a scarlet-colored rash to develop on[healthline.com] Five children developed sepsis and three children developed meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sinusitis

    Once the infection spreads over the cranial structure, it could infect the orbits, underlying bones, meninges, adjacent veins, and brain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Since sinusitis can lead to more serious infections in nearby tissues, such as the bones of the ear and mastoid or the brain, it is important that it be treated aggressively[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Other complications included the following: 16 epidural abscesses, 9 subdural empyemas, 15 meningitis cases, 3 intracerebral abscesses, 3 sinus thrombosis cases and 2 patients[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningitis

    Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges.[symptoma.com] Your doctor may drain any infected sinuses or mastoids — the bones behind the outer ear that connect to the middle ear.[mayoclinic.org] […] bacteria. [8] These pathogens are also associated with meningitis in people with an impaired immune system . [2] An infection in the head and neck area, such as otitis media or mastoiditis[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    Treatment of meningeal sarcomas has been unsatisfactory, despite the addition of RT and chemotherapy to surgery [ 6 , 7 ].[omicsonline.org] , neoplastic bone mandible Malignant Secondary • Neoplasm (cancer) (tumor) , neoplastic bone marrow NEC Malignant Secondary • Neoplasm (cancer) (tumor) , neoplastic bone mastoid[coding-pro.com] The second most common type of adult brain tumors are meningeal tumors. These form in the meninges, the thin layer of tissue that covers the brain and spinal cord.[webmd.com]

  • Acute Mastoiditis

    […] findings and treatment algorithms for intracranial complications of acute mastoiditis, such as sigmoid sinus thrombosis, otitic hydrocephalus, intracranial abscess, and otitic meningitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute mastoiditis (AM) is characterized by an inflammation of the mastoid air cells of the temporal bone and is likely a consequence of acute otitis media.[symptoma.com] Extension of the infectious process beyond the mastoid system can lead to a variety of intracranial and extracranial complications including meningitis, epidural and intracerebral[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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