Disease Information for Abscess, intracranial

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Diaphoresis profuse/active sweating/acute
Hyperhidrosis/Chronic sweating excess
Sweating Excess Perspiration
Anorexia in Children
Nausea
Vomiting
Vomiting in Children
Vomiting in Elderly
Vomiting in infancy
Altered mental status Mental status change
Delirium
Delirium/Agitated delirium
Facial weakness/droop, unilateral
Headache
Headache/worse in afternoon/evening
Lethargy/torpor
Obtunded/poorly responsive status/signs
Sudden unconsciousness
Unconscious/Narcosis status
Chronically ill patient/signs
Constitutional symptoms
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Malaise
Pains Worse in the Evening
Weight Loss
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Delirium in Dialysis Patient
AIDS with Brain mass
HIV AIDS with Cognitive Decline
Presentation/Epilepsy Difficult to Control
Fever and High Sed Rate
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Potentially lethal/untreated
Course/Subacute
Lethal Potential
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Stool Microscopic polys present
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
High WBC/Left Shift (Lab)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Left shifted differential smear (Lab)
Transaminase elevation (Lab)
CSF Protein increased/cells absent
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
WBC
Aspartamine aminotransferase (SGOT, AST) (Lab)
AST (SGOT) (aspartamine transferase) (Lab)
CPK/CK/Creatine kinase/Creatine phosphokinase (Lab)
Globulin, serum (Lab)
Neutrophiles (Lab)
Sed Rate/ESR/Sedimentation rate (Lab)
WBC/White Blood Cell Count/Leukocytes (Lab)
CSF Erythrocytes
CSF Glucose
CSF Leukocytes
CSF Lymphocytes
CSF Neutrophiles
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Lumbar puncture/abnormal
Lumbar puncture/Increased CSF pressure/LP test
CT Scan
CT Scan /Brain Mass in AIDS
CT Scan/Head Brain mass/low density core
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Encephalitis
Encephalitis, viral
Associated Disease & Complications
Cerebral vein thrombosis/phlebitis
Coma/Unconscious
Death Outcome
Hyperglobulinemia
Leukocytosis
Occult infection
Stroke/Child
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/CSF Pressure Increased
Process
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
PROCESS/Infection/Abscess (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
RX/Antibiotic adjunct/parenteral/large doses
SX/Craniotomy
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery
SX/Surgical emergency
SX/Surgical resection/removal/biopsy
Definition
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