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6,119 Possible Causes for Meningism

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Group B Streptococcal (GBS) This is the main cause of meningitis and septicaemia in newborn babies.[] The histologic features of pneumococcal meningitis resemble those described for meningococcal meningitis.[] There is currently no vaccine available that protects against GBS meningitis and septicaemia.[]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    Abstract An extended-spectrum cephalosporin has been considered appropriate therapy for non-meningeal infections caused by drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae.[] Mortality rates from all-cause pneumonia and meningitis were highest in the oldest age groups.[] Bacterial meningitis: Pneumococcal meningitis infections cause more than 50% of all bacterial meningitis cases in the U.S.[]

  • Whiplash Injury

    Meningitis or meningism due to systemic infection.[] Other possible causes of acute neck pain and stiffness include vertebral fractures, cervical disc herniation, subarachnoid hemorrhage, meningitis.[]

  • Coxsackievirus Infection

    Severe manifestations like meningitis, encephalitis, hepatitis, and myocarditis have been previously reported.[] Rarely, the patient with coxsackievirus A16 infection may also develop "aseptic" or viral meningitis.[] Abstract Coxsackievirus B3 (CVB3) is a causative agent of viral myocarditis, hepatitis, pancreatitis, and meningitis in humans.[]

  • Enterococcus

    Enterococcus gallinarum meningitis (EGM) is rarely found in normal adults and even rarer in children. To our knowledge, EGM in neonate has not been reported previously.[] Enterococcal post-surgical meningitis is an uncommon disease. 20 episodes of nosocomial post-surgical enterococcal meningitis diagnosed between 1994 and 2003 were retrospectively[] During the period of study 20 cases of post-surgical enterococcal meningitis (60% female, mean age 55 18 y, range 16–78 y) were reviewed.[]

  • Meningitis

    Viral meningitis tends to run a more benign course than bacterial meningitis.[] Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges.[] Bacterial meningitis is usually severe.[]

  • Leptomeningeal Metastasis

    The brain and the spinal cord are enveloped by distinct tissues referred to as meninges.[] Carcinomatosis/metabolism Meningeal Carcinomatosis/mortality Meningeal Carcinomatosis/secondary* Middle Aged Neoplasm Staging Proportional Hazards Models Receptor, ErbB-2[] The goal of treatment for LM is to relieve your symptoms and try to kill the cancer cells in your meninges and CSF.[]

  • Acute Otitis Media

    Meningitis in a patient with a cochlear implant is not necessarily related to the implant.[] The case is described of pneumocephalus and meningitis secondary to acute otitis media.[] A case of Haemophilus parainfluenzae meningitis in a woman with a 3-day history of acute otitis media is reported. Her medical history included bladder cancer surgery.[]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    KEYWORDS: Spinal cord; lumbar puncture; meningitis; schwannoma; subarachnoid hemorrhage[] Conclusion: SAH in meningitis could be explained by vasculitis or undetected ruptured mycotic aneurysm induced by acute inflammation from meningitis.[] Tuberculosis in the central nervous system may present as tuberculoma and tuberculous meningitis.[]

  • Sinusitis

    Once the infection spreads over the cranial structure, it could infect the orbits, underlying bones, meninges, adjacent veins, and brain.[] Other complications included the following: 16 epidural abscesses, 9 subdural empyemas, 15 meningitis cases, 3 intracerebral abscesses, 3 sinus thrombosis cases and 2 patients[] None of the patients were immunocompromised or showed signs of meningitis.[]

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