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Differential Diagnosis For Lumbar puncture/abnormal


List of current finding(s):

Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
AIDS Meningoencephalitis
Encephalitis, herpes simplex
Meningitis Bacterial
Meningitis, aseptic/viral
Meningitis, Hemophilus
Meningitis, pneumococcal
Meningococcal meningitis
Syphilis, secondary
Meningitis, tuberculosis
Eosinophilic meningoencephalitis
Gram negative (e coli) meningitis
Histoplasmosis meningitis
Leptospiral meningitis
Listeria meningitis
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis
Meningitis, candida
Meningitis, Coxacki viral
Meningitis, echo viral
Meningitis, staphylococcus aureus
Meningitis, syphilitic, acute
Plague meningitis
Meningitis, fungal
Partially treated bacterial meningitis
Meningitis, cryptococcal
Pachymeningitis, hypertrophic cervical
Whipples disease
Meningitis, coccidioidomycosis
Tularemia meningitis
Infected organ, Abscesses
Abscess, intracranial
Brain abscess
Neonatal meningitis
Parameningeal Infections/Abscess
Granulomatous, Inflammatory Disorders
Meningitis, irritative/non-infectious
Meningitis, granulomatosis
Mollarets meningitis (inflammatory)
Neoplastic Disorders
Meninges/arachnoid/pia disorder
Metastatic brain disease
Leukemic meningitis
Lymphomatosis meningitis
Meningeal, lymphoma/leukemia
Brain tumor
Caudal spinal cord tumor
Meningeal carcinomatosis
Metastasis to spinal cord
Thoracic spinal cord tumor
Tumor of spinal canal
Acoustic neuroma
Intraspinal tumor
Spinal cord, ependymoma
Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Guillain-Barre syndrome
Reyes syndrome
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDIP)
Multiple Sclerosis
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Bilateral Acoustic Neurofibromatosis (NF2)
Usage, Degenerative, Necrosis, Age Related Disorders
Demyelinating cord disorders
Foix-Alajouanine syndrome
Arteriosclerotic, Vascular, Venous Disorders
Subarachnoid hemorrhage
Cerebral mycotic aneurysm
Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
Pseudotumor cerebri/Benign Intracranial Hypertension
Reference to Organ System
Hepatic encephalopathy
Myelitis, acute transverse
Transverse myelitis, subacute
Organ Poisoning (Intoxication)
Chemical meningitis/iatrogenic
Lumbar puncture abnormal
External Links Related to Lumbar puncture/abnormal
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)