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1,392 Possible Causes for Neck Stiffness, Seizure

  • Meningitis

    See How Neck Pain and Headache Can Occur Together Stiff neck.[] Clinical manifestations include fever; nuchal rigidity; photophobia; seizures; hearing loss, sensorineural; coma; and cerebrovascular thrombosis.[] Confusion, psychosis, and seizures also have been reported.[]

  • Pneumonia

    Fever lasting more than a few days despite using antibiotics Breathing difficulties Evidence of an infection elsewhere in the body: red, swollen joints, bone pain, neck stiffness[] ., during a seizure or while intoxicated) could vomit and then inhale stomach contents and bacteria into the lungs and develop pneumonia.[] Less common symptoms include abdominal pain and a stiff neck.[]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Absence of neck stiffness did not rule out CABM and special attention should be given to patients with pneumonia and the elderly.[] […] evidence-based review examines the risk of bacterial meningitis as diagnosed by lumbar puncture (LP) in children presenting to the emergency department (ED) with a simple febrile seizure[] Pain and stiffness then start developing in the neck and the back.[]

  • Brain Abscess

    Symptoms Patients may complain of headaches, low-grade fever, neck stiffness, and nausea or vomiting. Some will present with seizures or mental status changes.[] In this article, we present the case of a pediatric patient with neurocysticercosis who was misdiagnosed with brain abscess because of focal seizures in another hospital.[] Staph aureus common in trauma, Streptococci, Bacteroides and gram negatives common in lung disease severe headache vomiting obtundation seizures focal neurological signs neck[]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    The clinical triad: fever, headache and neck stiffness was observed in 89% of the patients.[] The prevalence of the classical triad of fever, neck stiffness, and change in mental status was low (70/258, 27%).[] The seizure terminated with two doses of intravenous lorazepam and suspected sepsis was treated with immediate intravenous antibiotics.[]

  • Mollaret's Meningitis

    Symptoms can include headache, sensitivity to light, neck stiffness, nausea, and vomiting. In some patients, fever is absent.[] Many people have Auras before seizures, which is like warning signs that a seizure is most likely coming on.[] She had near-syncope, vomiting, chills, neck stiffness and dizziness, but denied any fever. The headache was progressive and bi-frontal.[]

  • Pneumococcal Meningitis

    BACKGROUND: Bacterial meningitis commonly presents with symptoms such as headache, impaired consciousness, neck stiffness, and fever.[] Abstract A 12-month-old girl with occult bacterial meningitis presented with a simple febrile seizure.[] Neck stiffness is usually seen in a majority of the adults but may be present in only 30% of the children.[]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    stiffness can increase the likelihood of SAH.[] None of the patients with epilepsy after discharge had electrographic seizures while hospitalized.[] His physical examination was normal aside from mild neck stiffness.[]

  • Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis

    Later stage symptoms include a stiff neck, seizures, altered mental status, hallucinations and coma, according to the agency.[] The symptoms include headache, nausea, rigidity of the neck muscles, vomiting, delirium, seizures and coma. primary amebic menencephalitis naegleriasis amebic encephalitis[] METHODS AND RESULTS: We describe two children, aged four and 14 years, who both presented with seizures and altered mental status after recent fresh water swimming exposures[]

  • Listeria Meningitis

    After 5 days, he developed an impaired consciousness, headache, and neck stiffness.[] Symptoms including confusion, seizures, pain and paralysis may be a result of either metastases to the nervous system or one of several nonmetastatic complications of cancer[] […] of headache, fever, neck stiffness, and altered mental status.[]

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