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715 Possible Causes for Photophobia, Tetanus

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    A 45-year-old right-handed man was admitted to the hospital with a sudden onset of severe headache associated with nausea, vomiting, and mild photophobia for 6 hours.[] Snapshot A 45-year-old woman presents to the emergency room with a stiff neck, photophobia, and an extremely severe headache that began while she was enjoying a glass of sweet[] […] severely painful headache : - spreads over the entire head (holocephalic) and radiates to the neck and back (may present with opisthotonus ) Meningism : : neck stiffness, photophobia[]

  • Rabies

    There will also be fear of bright light (photophobia) and fear of breezes (aerophobia).[] Differential diagnosis Tetanus is the main differential diagnosis which also includes other types of encephalomyelitis and neuropaludism.[] Other signs include excitation, irritability, photophobia (extreme sensitivity to light) and seizures.[]

  • Hemophilus Meningitis

    Clinical manifestations include fever; nuchal rigidity; photophobia; seizures; hearing loss, sensorineural; coma; and cerebrovascular thrombosis.[] It is usually combined with other vaccines such as tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, hepatitis B, and polio.[] Symptoms of meningitis typically include sudden onset of: Fever Headache Stiff neck Nausea with or without vomiting Photophobia (eyes being more sensitive to light) Altered[]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    […] the increased rate of pertussis cases in adolescents whose immunity has waned, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that adolescents receive a single dose of the tetanus[]

  • Influenza

    Headache is prominent, often with photophobia and retrobulbar aching.[] Herpes zoster (92%) and tetanus-containing (72%) vaccines were largely administered in the pharmacy.[] Red eyes were reported most frequently (94%) in cases of conjunctivitis, followed by tearful (77%), burning (64%), and itching (57%) eyes, and by pus in eyes (48%), photophobia[]

  • Meningitis

    Other symptoms include photophobia, nausea, vomiting, lethargy and confusion. In newborns the typical symptoms are hard to detect.[] […] toxoid and manufacture the vaccine. 6 (Tetanus toxoid is derived from the toxin released by the bacterium that causes tetanus.[] Clinical manifestations include fever; nuchal rigidity; photophobia; seizures; hearing loss, sensorineural; coma; and cerebrovascular thrombosis.[]

  • Western Equine Encephalomyelitis

    Vertigo, photophobia, sore throat, respiratory symptoms, abdominal pain, and myalgia are also common.[] Additional preventive measures: tetanus • Watch for puncture wounds.[] In rare cases, WEEV infection may cause encephalitis or encephalomyelitis, resulting in neck stiffness, confusion, visual disturbances, photophobia, tonic-clonic seizures,[]

  • Corneal Abrasion

    The amount of photophobia, tearing, and foreign body sensation were similar between the patch and no-patch groups.[] Tetanus prophylaxis Tetanus associated with corneal injuries may rarely occur.[] Photophobia is the unpleasant reaction to light. Dazzling is the unpleasant reaction to an excessive amount of light.[]

  • Meningoencephalitis

    , photophobia, and myalgias [6,7,14-16].[] This is the single most important lesson learned from the development of other vaccine-preventable disease surveillance systems such as acute flaccid paralysis, measles and tetanus[] […] to a severe and highly aggressive bacterial meningoencephalitis, with common clinical features including severe headache, high fever, nuchal rigidity, nausea, vomiting, photophobia[]

  • Burn Injury

    Associated symptoms include failure to thrive, growth retardation, muscle wasting, irritability, depression, and photophobia.[] Do I need a tetanus shot?[] Patients may develop growth delay, mental slowing, poor wound healing, anemia, photophobia, hypogeusia, hypogonadism, photophobia, immune deficiency, and anorexia.[]

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