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143 Possible Causes for Xanthochromia

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  • Cerebral Hemorrhage

    Lumbar puncture : should be performed on any patient with suspected SAH and a negative CT head, xanthochromia can be seen within 12 hours of ictus and can last for 2 weeks[]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    Traditional teaching is that a positive tap is Xanthochromia or blood in the CSF What exactly is Xanthochromia?[] 6 red blood cells/L or xanthochromia.[] Complications were in 4 percent and xanthochromia was found in 13 percent. Total length of stay was 7.8 hours (0.95 CI; 7.5 - 8.2).[]

  • Choroid Hemorrhage

    Xanthochromia may also be seen with hemorrhagic infarcts, brain tumors, and jaundice.[] […] alteration of the mental state and/or level of consciousness. [6] Focal neurological signs are either minimal or absent, but focal and/or generalized seizures may occur. [6] Xanthochromia[] Xanthochromia (blonde color) of the CSF following subarachnoid hemorrhage is due to oxyhemoglobin which appears in 4 to 6 hours and bilirubin which appears in two days.[]

  • Hematomyelia

    A cerebrospinal fluid analysis revealed xanthochromia, increased protein level, and red blood cell count.[]

  • Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome

    Brain computed tomography was normal in 2 of our patients, but subsequent cerebrospinal fluid analysis revealed xanthochromia consistent with SAH.[] Subarachnoid Haemorrhage This diagnosis could be missed if the cerebrospinal fluid analysis does not include spectrophotometry for xanthochromia i.e. bilirubin.[]

  • Communicating Hydrocephalus

    During myelography, attempts at lumbar puncture were void of CSF outflow; cervical spinal puncture was then performed, notable for elevated opening pressure, xanthochromia[] Rehabilitation L1 AIS A SCI; Headaches persist Day 24 Communicating Hydrocephalus CT Myelogram: Traumatic lumbar pseudo-meningocele Day 28 Acute Care Cervical tap: high CRP, xanthochromia[] CaudaEquina No acute change Day 1 Tonic seizure No acute change Day 3 Band-like frontal headaches CT Myelogram: Thecal clot, canal obstruction (T12) Lumbar tap: dry Cervical tap: Xanthochromia[]

  • Pineal Gland Neoplasm

    , hemiparesis , and abducent nerve palsy . [5] Laboratory findings consistent with the diagnosis of pineal choriocarcinoma include abnormal CSF analysis , demonstrating xanthochromia[]

  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

    Lumbar puncture was grossly bloody without xanthochromia, 3,250 leukocytes/μL (corrected for blood contamination of CSF 1,830 cells/μL), 78% neutrophils, 2.40 10 6 erythrocytes[]

  • Presbyesophagus

    Active Support Groups Support group for people who have Malignant Melanoma and Xanthochromia?[] More posts for: Symbicort , Presbyoesophagus Recent updates General studies Will you have Xanthochromia with Malignant Melanoma?[] Recent Predictions What to expect when you have Malignant Melanoma and Xanthochromia? What to expect when you take Bay and have Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (Ohs)?[]

  • Hemorrhage

    Xanthochromia is determined with either visual inspection or spectrophotometry; the latter being less commonly available.[] Xanthochromia (pink or yellow tinted blood) of the CSF supernatant is highly indicative of SAH.[] Xanthochromia Normal CSF does not contain red blood cells. Blood in the CSF may be a result of SAH, infection, or atraumatic tap.[]

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