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4,995 Possible Causes for Meningism

  • Meningitis

    Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges.[symptoma.com] Bacterial meningitis is usually severe.[web.archive.org] Working with meningitis-causing pathogens Microbiologists routinely exposed to meningitis-causing bacteria are at increased risk for meningitis.[cdc.gov]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    The histologic features of pneumococcal meningitis resemble those described for meningococcal meningitis.[histopathology-india.net] Five children developed sepsis and three children developed meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Group B Streptococcal (GBS) This is the main cause of meningitis and septicaemia in newborn babies.[meningitis.org]

  • Sinusitis

    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] Once the infection spreads over the cranial structure, it could infect the orbits, underlying bones, meninges, adjacent veins, and brain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common intracranial complications were subdural empyema (49%), epidural abscess (36%), cerebral abscess (21%), and meningitis (10%).[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] Meningitis may be associated with acute or subacute/chronic infection. Acute otitis media is the most common cause of meningitis.[emedicine.com] 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

    […] the dangers of ear infections, serious neurological complications, including hearing loss, facial paralysis, meningitis and brain abscess still occur, according to a report[medicalxpress.com] Untreated cases may lead to severe complications like otitis media, bronchitis, pneumonia and meningitis.[symptoma.com] […] the tonsils Pneumonia – infection of the lungs Ear infections Breathing problems Worsening of asthma and other lung problems Spread of infection to other parts of the body Meningitis[enkivillage.com]

  • Insect Bite

    Complications include encephalitis and meningitis and may manifest with seizures. Malaria Malaria is a parasitic infection that is carried by mosquitoes.[news-medical.net] Dangerous bacterial infections Mon, March 6, 2017 Dangerous bacterial infections from food poisoning to meningitis.[express.co.uk] For the rare 1 percent of people infected with West Nile Virus, they may experience severe neurological issues like meningitis.[care2.com]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    PURPOSE: Infectious mononucleosis (IM) complicated with a neurological manifestation, including acute cerebellar ataxia, Guillain-Barre syndrome, meningitis, encephalitis,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] other complication B27.9 Infectious mononucleosis, unspecified B27.90 …… without complication B27.91 …… with polyneuropathy B27.92 …… with meningitis B27.99 …… with other[icd10data.com] CNS complications can include meningitis, encephalitis, hemiplegia, psychosis, cranial nerve palsies, Guillain-Barré syndrome, transverse myelitis, and peripheral neuritis[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    […] subtypes of campylobacter What bacterial pathogens most mimic appendicitis List 5 complications of Campylobacter enteritis GBS Cholecystitis Pancreatitis GI heamorrhage Meningitis[quizlet.com] Systemic invasion by Salmonella spp. may cause endovascular infections and localised infections in bones, joints, meninges, or in the gallbladder.[patient.info]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    […] future infection Strep throat, scarlet fever (Group A Strep) Direct contact with ill person, large-droplets from coughs or sneezes Homes 10% from a family member Bacterial meningitis[health.harvard.edu] Infection and illness experience of virus watch families during a communitywide epidemic of echovirus type 30 aseptic meningitis . Am.J.[asmscience.org] In this setting, it can detect pneumococcal meningitis with sensitivity and specificity of over 95%. 23 Legionellosis BinaxNOW Legionella urinary antigen test The BinaxNOW[mja.com.au]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    These topical treatments could eradicate the Pseudomonas sp. from the lung of patients with cystic fibrosis or bronchiectasis and the Acinetobacter baumannii from lung and meninges[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Streptococcus pneumoniae infections in children are most often lung infections or meningitis. Urinary tract infections are much rarer.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] or bloody urine Irregular breathing Pale pallor or even a bluish skin tone ( cyanosis ) A bulging of the soft spot on the back of the head triggered by the development of meningitis[verywell.com]

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