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6,226 Possible Causes for Meningitis, Postretinal Blindness

  • Acute Sinusitis

    […] were reviewed with the following complications: orbital cellulitis (51), orbital abscesses (44), epidural empyemas (7), subdural empyemas (6), intracerebral abscesses (2), meningitis[] […] superficially ( Pott puffy tumor ) frontal or ethmoidal sinuses into the orbit ( subperiosteal abscess of the orbit ) dural venous sinus thrombosis intracranial extension meningitis[] A lumbar puncture was performed for suspicion of meningitis but showed no bacterial growth.[]

    Missing: Postretinal Blindness
  • 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.[]

    Missing: Postretinal Blindness
  • Gonorrhea

    N. gonorrhoeae causes gonorrhea, and N. meningitidis is the cause of meningococcal meningitis.[] The most common forms of disseminated infections are a dermatitis-arthritis syndrome, endocarditis and meningitis.[] Examination for clinical evidence of endocarditis and meningitis should be performed.[]

    Missing: Postretinal Blindness
  • 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.[]

    Missing: Postretinal Blindness
  • Chronic Otitis Media

    Intracranial air is usually asymptomatic but carries a potential risk of increased intracranial pressure or meningitis which require immediate therapy.[] […] coexistence of complications of COM in the same case is a rare situation, and the present report describes a case with mastoiditis, Bezold abscess, lateral sinus thrombophlebitis, meningitis[] The need of opening of the inner ear creates potential routes of spread of infection to subarachnoid spaces and lead to meningitis.[]

    Missing: Postretinal Blindness
  • Meningitis

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

    Missing: Postretinal Blindness
  • Meningoencephalitis

    BACKGROUND: The term "aseptic meningitis" encompasses cases of meningitis with negative bacterial CSF culture, which predominantly are of viral etiology.[] BACKGROUND: Acanthamoeba spp. are free-living ubiquitous protozoans capable of causing Acanthamoeba meningitis/meningoencephalitis (AME) of the central nervous system in humans[] BACKGROUND: Meningitis and meningoencephalitis pose major risks of morbidity and mortality.[]

    Missing: Postretinal Blindness
  • Streptococcal Infection

    The histologic features of pneumococcal meningitis resemble those described for meningococcal meningitis.[] Five children developed sepsis and three children developed meningitis.[] Group B Streptococcal (GBS) This is the main cause of meningitis and septicaemia in newborn babies.[]

    Missing: Postretinal Blindness
  • 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.[]

    Missing: Postretinal Blindness
  • Lyme Meningoencephalitis

    Cerebrospinal fluid analysis in meningitis Normal Bacterial meningitis Viral meningitis 1) Tuberculous meningitis 2) [11] Lyme meningitis [12] Cryptococcal meningitis [13][] Viral meningitis is more common and usually more benign than bacterial meningitis but all cases of suspected meningitis should be managed as though having bacterial meningitis[] What Causes Meningitis?[]

    Missing: Postretinal Blindness

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