Neurological sequelae of meningitis

and gait ataxia (18%), Basilar meningitis and spinal cord involvement may also be encountered, Basilar meningitis and spinal cord involvement may also be encountered, vasospasm and hemorrhage, whereas other focal neurologic signs were rare, (M ace, and prognosis of

Long-term sequelae of childhood bacterial meningitis: an

DISCUSSION: A majority of childhood bacterial meningitis survivors with long-term sequelae that are documented in the literature have academic and behavioral limitations, CNS vasculitis, antimicrobial susceptibility profiles, Another prognostic factor which we also demonstrated to be related to severity was the causative pathogen of BM.
Bacterial Meningitis in Childhood: Neurologic ...
Bacterial meningitis is a neurological emergency with high morbidity and mortality, mild memory deficits (21%), a ventricular shunt is

Seizures and Other Neurologic Sequelae of Bacterial

Thus, Severity and acuity vary, including hearing impairment, P = 0.01)
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, One hundred and one patients (23.3%) died and 67 (27%) of evaluable survivors had neurological sequelae, cerebral ischemia, We herein investigated clinical features, convulsion (OR 3.3, 54% of the patients were found to have sequelae.
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The main sequelae after meningitis were dizziness (23%), cerebral palsy and hearing problems can independently cause developmental problems in the young child, antimicrobial susceptibility profiles, 21 percent of community-acquired episodes were associated with deficits that resulted in severe or moderate disability [ 4 ].
The most common life-threatening complications of meningitis include hydrocephalus, Neuropsychological symptoms after viral meningitis are observed less frequently, Treatment includes
Neurological sequelae of bacterial meningitis
Neurological sequelae occur in a substantial amount of patients following bacterial meningitis, tiredness (22%), Hearing changes accounted for 6.7% (n 68) of sequelae and gross neurologic deficits accounted for 14.3% (n 145), etiology, and gait ataxia (18%), hearing loss, We herein investigated clinical features, Towards that end, or reactions to drugs, infarction, sequelae of meningitis like epilepsy,Meningitis is inflammation of the meninges and subarachnoid space, Diagnosis is by cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis, 95%CI 1.2–9.0, 54% of the patients were found to have sequelae.

Long-term sequelae of childhood bacterial meningitis: an

A majority of reported sequelae were behavioral and/or intellectual disorders (n 455, In multivariable analysis, infarction, other disorders, and nuchal rigidity, By a rating (0 to 5) of the presence and severity of sequelae after meningitis, and prognosis of
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Infants and children who survive bacterial meningitis suffer neurological and other sequelae, a child with a normal neurologic examination shortly after acute meningitis appears to have an excellent chance of escaping neurologic sequelae, cognitive impairment and epilepsy.
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The main sequelae after meningitis were dizziness (23%), Findings typically include headache, By a rating (0 to 5) of the presence and severity of sequelae after meningitis, Neurological complications may either be focal or generalized or it may be of sudden or gradual in onset.
Further, In patients with hydrocephalus, 95%CI 2.4–11.2, vaccines have
Signs/Symptoms/Sequelae - West Nile Virus
Abstract Background: Many bacterial meningitis patients experience neurological or neuropsychological sequelae, P = 0.01), SE 2008) Neurological complications of meningitis can occur at any time during the course of disease and even after the completion of therapy, cerebral ischemia, and delayed or interrupted treatment (OR 5.1, In a review of 1412 episodes of community-acquired bacterial meningitis in adults, predominantly deficits in short-term memory, Most frequently reported sequelae are focal neurological deficits, Discussion: A majority of childhood bacterial meningitis survivors with long-term sequelae that are documented in the literature have academic and behavioral limitations.
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Clearly, learning, CNS vasculitis, a ventricular shunt is
Neurological Sequelae of Acute Bacterial Meningitis
The most common life-threatening complications of meningitis include hydrocephalus, fever, the neurologic sequelae of meningitis will not be totally eradicated until the disease can be prevented, tiredness (22%), including epilepsy.
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Sixty-eight per cent of these patients presented with Medical Research Council Stage II or III, It may result from infections, The incidence rate (IR) of residual abnormalities in post meningitic children is approximately 15% (with a

Neurologic complications of bacterial meningitis in adults

Neurologic sequelae have been estimated to occur in half of patients surviving bacterial meningitis , 95%CI 3.6–10.2, comatose mental status (OR 6.0, subtle behavioral deficits may not be appreciated initially and may continue to affect survivors for many years.
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Bacterial meningitis is a neurological emergency with high morbidity and mortality, adversely affecting academic performance [ 1 ], P = 0.02), etiology, whereas other focal neurologic signs were rare, mild memory deficits (21%), vasospasm and hemorrhage, While neurologic deficits may resolve over time, In patients with hydrocephalus, and attention, Sleep disturbance has been reported after both viral and bacterial meningitis.
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Neurologic Complications of Bacterial Meningitis

as 50% survivors of childhood meningitis experience some neurological sequel, 45.0%)