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12 Possible Causes for Meningitis, Pleurisy, Swinging Fever

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    Pneumococcal Pneumonia – “the classical symptoms” – sudden chill, fever, cough, and pleuritic pain. Sputum is red or brown “rusty color”. c.[web.biosci.utexas.edu] The burden of all-cause and pneumococcal pneumonia and meningitis remains substantial.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms Fevers, body-shaking chills, productive cough, pleurisy, prostration, and sweating.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Adult-Onset Still Disease

    In hospital it was found that she had swollen joints, a high swinging fever and blood tests that were consistent with severe inflammation.[nras.org.uk] In rare cases, AOSD can cause aseptic meningitis or/and encephalitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pulmonary manifestations are infrequent and include pleurisy, cryptogenic organizing pneumonia [4], diffuse alveolar hemorrhage [5] and ARDS.[oatext.com]

  • Subphrenic Abscess

    In a patient with a predisposing primary intra-abdominal disease or following abdominal surgery, persistent abdominal pain, focal tenderness, swinging fever, persistent paralytic[surgwiki.com] […] pericarditis mediastinitis pneumonia partial obstruction of a major vein returning blood to the heart pitting edema (affects the lower limbs) thrombophlebitis hemorrhage meningitis[diagnose-me.com] […] fistula Anemia of gastrointestinal bleeding 1. thoracic infection subphrenic infection can cause reactive pleural effusion, or by the lymphatic spread to the chest caused by pleurisy[healthfrom.com]

  • Disseminated Tuberculosis

    , without mention of bacteriological or histological confirmation Tuberculosis of pleura Tuberculous: · empyema · pleurisy } } } } NOS (without mention of bacteriological[apps.who.int] We present two cases of tuberculous meningitis in Australian-born children.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sputum microscopy was positive for acid fast bacilli, cerebrospinal fluid analysis was suggestive of tubercular meningitis and CT-guided biopsy of the vertebral lesions revealed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Cholecystitis

    In severe cases, symptoms can include pain in the RUQ, jaundice and high swinging fevers with rigors and chills (Charcot's triad).[patient.info] The organism can cause septicemia, meningitis, and endocarditis in humans after contact with dogs or cats.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Purulent pleurisy Pyopneumothorax Septic pleurisy Seropurulent pleurisy Suppurative pleurisy gallbladder K81.0 Gallbladder - see also condition acute K81.0 Septic - see condition[icd10data.com]

  • Amebic Liver Abscess

    Swinging fever. Night sweats. Nausea and vomiting. Anorexia and weight loss. Cough and dyspnoea due to diaphragmatic irritation. Referred pain to the right shoulder.[patient.info] 505 74 Aseptic Meningitis Syndrome 513 75 Acute Viral Encephalitis 521 76 Intracranial Suppuration 531 Diagnosis and Management 541 78 Myelitis and Peripheral Neuropathy[books.google.com] Rarely, patients with Klebsiella liver abscesses (KLA) may also have evidence of metastatic infection such as endophthalmitis, meningitis, brain abscess, and septic emboli[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Miliary Tuberculosis of the Liver

    Chronic pulmonary tuberculosis is often accompanied by pleurisy . Pleurisy with effusion often is the first symptom of tuberculosis.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] many years after initial infection When treated, clearing is frequently rapid Miliary TB seldom, if ever, produces calcification Under age 5, there is an increased risk of meningitis[learningradiology.com] Computed tomography findings of tuberculous pleurisy. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis . 1998;2:164–7. 22. Kataria YP, Khurshid I.[aafp.org]

  • Gallbladder Empyema

    In severe cases, symptoms can include pain in the RUQ, jaundice and high swinging fevers with rigors and chills (Charcot's triad).[patient.info] Purulent pleurisy Pyopneumothorax Septic pleurisy Seropurulent pleurisy Suppurative pleurisy gallbladder K81.0 Gallbladder - see also condition acute K81.0 Septic - see condition[icd10data.com] […] medicine, empyema occurs in: the pleural cavity ( pleural empyema also known as pyothorax) the thoracic cavity the uterus ( pyometra ) the appendix ( appendicitis ) the meninges[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Acute Peritonitis

    In a patient with a predisposing primary intra-abdominal disease or following abdominal surgery, persistent abdominal pain, focal tenderness, swinging fever, persistent paralytic[surgwiki.com] […] wurden Infektionen des Blutkreislaufs (Candidämie) (# %; n #) und Candida- Peritonitis (# %; n #) diagnostiziert; Patienten mit Candida-Endokarditis,-Osteomyelitis oder-Meningitis[it.glosbe.com] The sharp, lancinating pain will call for bryonia as in pleurisy. Abdominal soreness will call for dioscorea .[henriettes-herb.com]

  • Prednisone

    Increased hunger Moodiness / mood swings Increased blood sugar Infection: sore throat, fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea Decreased bone growth Increased weight gain Stomach[cincinnatichildrens.org] And occasionally the Dr. prescribes a dose pack of steroids when I have pleurisy, or bad joint swelling. I really have to take this, because I can't make it without it.[everydayhealth.com] During the course of the disease recurrent episodes of meningitis and encephalitis occurred when tapering of prednisone was attempted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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