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Research & Reviews  114 results

Tuberculous Meningitis
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1166190-overview

Nov 10th, 2021 - Background Currently, more than 2 billion people (ie, one third of the world’s population) are infected with tuberculosis (TB), 10% of whom develop clinical disease, and 1.4 million of whom die of the disease annually. [50] Tuberculous meningitis ...

Tuberculous Meningitis Treatment & Management
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1166190-treatment

Nov 10th, 2021 - Approach Considerations Multidrug antitubercular antibiotic therapy is considered the mainstay of treatment in tuberculous meningitis (TBM), however the optimal duration is unclear, and the efficacy of drugs may be limited due to variable CSF pene...

Cladophialophora bantiana brain abscess with lymphadenitis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8552180
BMJ Case Reports; Suri V, Pandey S et. al.

Oct 29th, 2021 - Cerebral phaeohyphomycosis refers to central nervous system infection by dematiaceous mould or by dark walled fungi which contain the dark pigment melanin in their cell wall which adds to the virulence of fungus. These dematiaceous fungi can cause...

Pediatric Cysticercosis Clinical Presentation
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/997096-clinical

Oct 21st, 2021 - History The clinical presentation of cysticercosis depends on the number, location, and stage of the lesions present, as well as the host immune response. In general, the diagnosis of neurocysticercosis should be considered in any individual who i...

Flexible thecoscopy for extensive spinal arachnoiditis.
https://doi.org/10.3171/2021.4.SPINE21483
Journal of Neurosurgery. Spine; Mastorakos P, Pomeraniec IJ et. al.

Oct 2nd, 2021 - Chronic adhesive spinal arachnoiditis (SA) is a complex disease process that results in spinal cord tethering, CSF flow blockage, intradural adhesions, spinal cord edema, and sometimes syringomyelia. When it is focal or restricted to fewer than 3 ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

Parenchymal and Extraparenchymal Neurocysticercosis-A Registry Based Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04706819

Jan 13th, 2021 - Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is the commonest parasitic infection of the central nervous system. It can affect the brain, meninges, eyes as well as other parts of the body. Disseminated cysticercosis involves brain and one other organ such as muscles,...

Micro Ribonucleic Acid (miRNA) Markers of Hydrocephalus in Intraventricular Hemorrhage (IVH)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02386228

Jan 6th, 2017 - IVH is an important cause of brain injury in newborns and more so in those born prematurely. Depending on the severity of the hemorrhage and the care provided the newborn, the impact of IVH can range from a temporary issue with no permanent conseq...

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News  13 results

Negligent use of steroids
https://www.mdedge.com/node/213956/path_term/51944/page/0/2?channel=83

Dec 10th, 2019 - The patient developed neurologic symptoms, and lumbar puncture yielded green pus caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. He went on to develop arachnoiditis, which left him with impotence, incontinence, and excruciating pain.

Intractable Pain Linked to Low Cortisol
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/869649

Oct 3rd, 2016 - SAN ANTONIO — Patients with severe chronic pain, including those with arachnoiditis, have low serum cortisol levels, a new study has shown. Before prescribing opioids to such patients, clinicians should check cortisol levels, and if these levels a...

Intractable Pain Linked to Low Cortisol
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/869649

Oct 3rd, 2016 - SAN ANTONIO — Patients with severe chronic pain, including those with arachnoiditis, have low serum cortisol levels, a new study has shown. Before prescribing opioids to such patients, clinicians should check cortisol levels, and if these levels a...

FDA Advisers Tackle Epidural Steroid Shots
https://www.medpagetoday.com/primarycare/backpain/48797

Nov 24th, 2014 - An FDA advisory committee is meeting Monday and Tuesday to discuss adverse neurologic effects following the use of epidural steroid injections for pain management. Finding little relief for back and neck pain from analgesics or surgery, patients h...

MRI May Spot Meningitis from Tainted Steroids
https://www.medpagetoday.com/radiology/diagnosticradiology/39942

Jun 18th, 2013 - Action Points A screening MRI may provide early warning of spinal or paraspinal meningitis in patients who receive contaminated steroid injections. Note that among patients who underwent screening MRI to look for infection at the site of injection...

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