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25 Possible Causes for Patient Appears Acutely Ill, Progressive Loss of Vision, Vegetative State

  • Cerebral Thrombosis

    Protein S deficiency associated with progressive loss of vision and intracranial venous sinus thrombosis. J Chin Med Assoc 2004; 67(10):521-526. 27.[ispub.com]

  • Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis

    state.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The authors here report a case of a 3-year-old child who presented with vision loss followed 15 months later by quadriparesis with bladder involvement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There is progressive deterioration to a comatose state, and then to a persistent vegetative state.[ninds.nih.gov]

  • Toxoplasmosis

    In the United States, the most common way to get infected with the toxoplasmosis parasite is by eating raw meat or unwashed fruits and vegetables.[healthline.com] If the central structures of the retina are involved there will be a progressive loss of vision that can lead to blindness.[web.archive.org] Many control women correctly stated that consumption of inadequately washed salads and raw vegetables was a risk factor for acquiring toxoplasma infection.[web.archive.org]

  • Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

    state and reconstitute infections ( Lewis, 2010 ).[frontiersin.org] Over time this also causes progressive loss of vision. A number of risk factors are associated with developing Pseudotumor Cerebri.[brighamandwomens.org] Conclusions P . aeruginosa is capable of long-term survival in water without nutrients by switching to a dormant state.[journals.plos.org]

  • Arteriosclerosis

    vegetable shortening, was linked to increased risk of coronary disease, and they have been banned or restricted in packaged foods in the United States and other nations.[infoplease.com] […] of vision in one eye, or drooping muscles in your face.[mayoclinic.org] The latter generally entails substitution of vegetable fats for animal fats, although the use of trans fats, artificially hydrogenated vegetable oils found in margarine and[infoplease.com]

  • Meningitis

    State.[physio-pedia.com] Headaches, vision loss Ophthalmic examination and visual field testing revealed a progressive optic neuropathy with severe vision loss and optic atrophy in the right eye.[healio.com] vision loss.[tiptiktak.com]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Ten patients experienced a full recovery, 1 died, and 1 had a poor neurologic outcome (vegetative state); both of the latter 2 patients were older than 60 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bacterial meningitis can progress extremely fast, be severe and may result in brain damage, amputations, hearing and vision loss, learning disabilities or death.[alamo.edu]

  • Necrotizing Arteritis

    Microscopic hematuria, proteinuria, or both appeared within 2 to 6 weeks after recovery from the acute illness in 10 of the untreated patients.[lupusinternational.com] Página 55 - Position of the American Academy of Neurology on certain aspects of the care and management of the persistent vegetative state patient... ‎[books.google.es] He had cataract surgery in the right eye 6 years back and was enjoying good vision, but he had a progressive painless reduction of vision in the left eye with total loss of[omicsonline.org]

  • Cerebral Angiitis

    State.[books.google.com] An eighteen-years-old man was admitted with a three weeks history of severe holocranial headache, high-grade intermittent fever and progressive loss of vision in both eyes[ijri.org] Features concerning for possible progression would be continuing or worsening headaches, worsening cognition or new focal deficits (vision change, weakness, sensory loss).[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Disseminated Toxoplasmosis

    Many control women correctly stated that consumption of inadequately washed salads and raw vegetables was a risk factor for acquiring toxoplasma infection.[web.archive.org] If the central structures of the retina are involved there will be a progressive loss of vision that can lead to blindness.[cdc.gov] However, in the U.S. eye pain sensitivity to light (photophobia) tearing of the eyes blurred vision The eye disease can reactivate months or years later, each time causing[web.archive.org]

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