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1,640 Possible Causes for Meningioma, Meningitis

  • Dementia

    […] thyroid disease, drug toxicity, thiamine deficiency with alcoholism , and others) as well as brain injury, strokes, multiple sclerosis , infection of the brain (such as meningitis[] The biological workup was unremarkable and a brain computed tomography scan identified a giant olfactory groove meningioma.[] In addition, some infections (such as meningitis, syphilis, and even AIDS) have been known to cause dementia.[]

  • Otitis Media

    The patient presented petrositis and bilateral laryngeal paralysis with lymphocytic meningitis after six and eight months respectively.[] Less than 1 per cent of all meningiomas are primary extracranial tumours of the ear and temporal bone.[] Intracranial complications Meningitis – Sepsis, headache, vomiting, neck rigidity, photophobia and positive Kernig’s sign (pain on meningeal stretch eg chin to chest or straight[]

  • Meningitis

    Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges.[] […] including lymphoplasmacyte-rich meningioma intracranial involvement with Erdheim Chester disease Related Radiopaedia articles Infections of the central nervous system Promoted[] A nodular type of hypertrophic pachymeningitis that mimics a meningioma is rare.[]

  • Acromegaly

    Endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery was complicated by the development of meningitis 25 days after surgery. This was controlled following a difficult hospital course.[] Phone: 617-636-5860 Fax #: 617-636-7587 Meningiomas, acoustic neuromas, skull base surgery, pituitary surgery, Chiari surgery View Full Profile Ronald M.[] Serious side effects have been reported with “conventional” fractioned radiotherapy: an excess of cerebral vascular accidents (CVA) [ 99 ], occurence of second tumors (meningiomas[]

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    Treatment of meningeal sarcomas has been unsatisfactory, despite the addition of RT and chemotherapy to surgery [ 6 , 7 ].[] Meningioma occurred as SMN in the irradiated field of PMN (range 12-54 Gy).[] 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.[]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    We present a case of cryptococcosis with adrenal insufficiency and meningitis in a healthy host without any risk factors.[] Tumours - eg, cysts, adenomas, meningiomas, craniopharyngiomas. Panhypopituitarism of any cause - eg, Sheehan's syndrome.[] Very rare causes include meningiomas, metastases and infiltration. Confirming the diagnosis Two approaches to a patient with AI are shown here.[]

  • Fungal Meningitis

    Fungal meningitis refers to meningitis caused by a fungal infection .[] A 69-year-old woman who died 6 weeks post-operatively following a meningioma resection is reported.[] All the major fungal pathogens can produce meningitis.[]

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

    A pregnant 36-year-old woman with AIDS was diagnosed with varicella zoster meningitis.[] Purely extradural spinal meningiomas are uncommon.[] We report on the case of a patient with acquired immune deficiency syndrome- and Cryptococcus neoformans meningitis-related mania in which olanzapine was successfully used[]

  • Neurosarcoidosis

    […] describe the case of a 63-year-old male renal transplant recipient with a remote history of pulmonary sarcoidosis on chronic immunosuppression who developed recurrent aseptic meningitis[] We describe a rare case of isolated neurosarcoidosis mimicking as multifocal meningiomas.[] Meningeal involvement and cranial neuropathy often mimic other more common conditions.[]

  • Meningism

    meningitis is inflammation of the meninges (membranes that cover the central nervous system), meningism is caused by nonmeningitic irritation of the meninges, usually associated[] Meningioma Tumor of the meninges, usually benign and slow-growing. Meningitis An infectious disease that strikes membranes covering the brain and spinal cord (meninges).[] Thirty-one children (age range, 0.5 to 10 years) with acute bacterial meningitis constituted the meningitis group.[]

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