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196 Possible Causes for Stroke, Tenderness of the Scalp

  • Temporal Arteritis

    Ischemic stroke is a serious though relatively rare complication of GCA.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He has a moderate headache and some mild tenderness along his scalp arteries. His ESR is 110 and his CRP is 150.[bestbets.org] Other symptoms may include: Fatigue Fever Jaw pain that may become worse after chewing Tenderness at the scalp or temples Vision problems, such as double vision, blurry vision[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Migraine

    Migrainous stroke is only diagnosed when all other possible causes of stroke have been eliminated and the patient has irreversibility of the usual aura, associated with an[doi.org] People may also experience tenderness of the scalp, neck and shoulder muscles, the Mayo Clinic outlines.[globalnews.ca] scalp Diarrhea (rare) Fever (rare) About 30 percent of people who have migraines develop symptoms several hours up to 2 days before the headache starts.[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Epidural Hematoma

    RESULTS: A 71-year-old male presented with sudden neck pain followed by left-sided hemiparesis, and was believed to have had a stroke.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Association , Stroke Council of the American Heart Association Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.[emedicine.medscape.com] OBJECTIVE: To report an extremely rare case of stroke-mimicking, cervical spontaneous epidural hematoma (SEH) treated with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) for hemiparesis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Brain Contusion

    […] proliferator-activated receptor-alpha (PPAR-alpha) agonists can protect the brain against excessive oxidative stress and inflammation in traumatic brain injury (TBI) and stroke[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The Neuro-ICU cares for patients with all types of neurosurgical and neurological injuries, including stroke, brain hemorrhage, trauma and tumors.[neurosurgery.ucla.edu] Resources: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Traumatic brain injury: hope through research.[biau.org]

  • Drug-induced Fever

    Temporal arteritis, also known as cranial or giant cell arteritis, is a disease of the elderly characterized by headache, scalp tenderness, thickened tender or pulseless temporal[antimicrobe.org] Karam, listing off exertional hyperthermia, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.[acphospitalist.org]

  • Ingrown Hair

    Pain on shaving; pruritus of shaved areas, irritated “razor bumps” Tender, exudative, erythematous follicular papules or pustules in beard area (less commonly in scalp, a.[5minuteconsult.com] Use as few strokes of the razor as possible. That lessens the chance of a hair slipping back into your skin. Rinse the blade with water after every stroke .[webmd.com] In addition, rinse the blade after every stroke. A clutter free blade will allow you to cut as much hair as possible with every stroke.[beyonddisease.com]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    EBV infectious mononucleosis presenting with excruciating scalp tenderness. Infect Dis Pract . 1998. 22:83. Konvolinka CW, Wyatt DB.[emedicine.medscape.com] Neuroimaging demonstrated acute ischemic stroke involving the right frontal lobe.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. . Accessed Oct. 26, 2015.[web.archive.org]

  • Head Injury

    Transpulmonary thermodilution study showed decreased stroke volume index and cardiac function index.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The aim of the case is to remind emergency physicians that post-traumatic ischemic stroke is uncommon but may be the cause of disability in pediatric patients, and a systematic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] UPDATE: I asked our radiologist/reader to elaborate on whether the diagnosis indicated in the letter posted at TPM represents a stroke: “Stroke” indicates death of brain cells[powerlineblog.com]

  • Cervico-Occipital Neuralgia

    […] vision , confusion or loss of consciousness for even a brief moment, weakness on one side of the body, or numbness or tingling in the arms or legs, as these may be signs of stroke[healthgrades.com] Scalp tenderness. Pain when moving the neck.[epainassist.com] According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, this is often the result of trauma to the back of the head, pinching of the nerves by overly tight[livestrong.com]

  • Penetrating Head Injury

    Copyright 2017 National Stroke Association. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases , 26 (8), e143-e149.[experts.umich.edu] Complication • Vascular Injuries with Gunshot Wounds to the Head – incidence of TICA : 3 -40 % – Urgent to detect : delayed traumatic intracerebral hematoma, new stroke, persistent[slideshare.net]

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