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31 Possible Causes for Neck Stiffness, Post Lumbar Puncture Headache

  • Meningitis

    See How Neck Pain and Headache Can Occur Together Stiff neck.[] No significant effect of an “atraumatic” needle on incidence of post-lumbar puncture headache or traumatic tap.[] […] of headache, fever, neck stiffness, and altered mental status.[]

  • Meningism

    […] cerebral meninges The symptoms of neck stiffness, headache, and photophobia resulting from meningeal irritation.[] What can you do if you develop post lumbar puncture headache and meningismus?[] Meningism refers to nuchal rigidity or neck stiffness.[]

  • Post Lumbar Puncture Headache

    It is usually accompanied by neck stiffness and/or subjective hearing symptoms.[] This study designed to evaluate the effect of resting position after LP on post lumbar puncture headache (PLPH).[] stiffness Visual changes Female are more likely than males to get them, especially whose with previous history of headaches.[]

  • Spinal Puncture

    Photophobia and neck stiffness is present. A lumbar puncture is performed for CSF analysis and shows a lymphocytic pleocytosis with normal glucose and protein.[] , «post-dural puncture headache», «post-lumbar puncture headache», «post-puncture headache», «post-spinal headache», «epidural blood patch».[] Infants also do not reliably show classic symptoms of meningeal irritation (meningismus) like neck stiffness and headache the way adults do.[]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    stiffness can increase the likelihood of SAH.[] In addition we did not assess for adverse events related to the lumber puncture (for instance, post-lumbar puncture headache, infection, or bleeding).[] puncture (LP) is therefore still standard of care, despite 25% risks of post‐LP headache, and the small risks of neurological damage and infection Do NOT wait to 12hrs after[]

  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

    stiffness, painful shoulder joints, wrist joints and knees, difficulty maintaining balance, etc.[] Unique Case of "Post-Lumbar Puncture Headache" . Headache. 2013 Jan 8. doi: 10.1111/head.12005. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23298181.[] Patients often come to attention because of headache, nausea and/or vomiting, blurred vision or diplopia, dizziness, tinnitus and stiff neck.[]

  • Malignant Meningeal Lymphoma

    Meningeal irritation can lead to neck or back pain and neck stiffness.[] However, this approach has several drawbacks: repeated lumbar punctures are inconvenient for the patient and associated with an increased risk for misinjection and post puncture[] Basically, treatment can be done following a lumbar puncture and subsequent drug injection.[]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    neck) more than appendicular rigidity Early dementia Supranuclear gaze palsy Unusual movements besides tremor, eg, limb dystonia, myoclonus, limb levitation or alien limb[] (5.5%; n   3), peripheral edema (5.5%; n   3), post-lumbar puncture syndrome (5.5%; n   3), and upper respiratory tract infection (5.5%; n   3).[] Rigidity (stiffness or inflexibility of the limbs or joints) – The muscle rigidity experienced with Parkinson's disease often begins in the legs and neck.[]

  • Essential Intracranial Hypotension

    stiffness, hearing loss (see DEAFNESS); NAUSEA; and other symptoms.[] Can physicians prevent post-lumbar puncture headache or intracranial hypotension?[] Reduction of CEREBROSPINAL FLUID pressure characterized clinically by ORTHOSTATIC HEADACHE and occasionally by an ABDUCENS NERVE PALSY; HEARING LOSS; NAUSEA; neck stiffness[]

  • Aseptic Meningitis

    Clinical presentation of aseptic meningitis is similar to bacterial meningitis with prominent symptoms of fever, headache and neck stiffness.[] These include: Post-lumbar puncture headache.[] stiffness and was found restless.[]

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