Diseases

  • Nervous System Diseases

ACUTE PYOGENIC MENINGITIS

AETIOLOGY Causative organisms commonest (above 4 years), pneumococci (above 45 years), streptococci, Haemophylus influenza (within 4 years) and others. Source…

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  • Nervous System Diseases

GENERAL PARALYSIS INSANE

(Dementia Paralytica, GPI) This disease occurs ten to fifteen years after the primary syphilitic infection although it may occur earlier.…

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  • Nervous System Diseases

TABES DORSALIS

Tabes Dorsalis is a parenchymatous form of neurosyphilis characterized clinically by ataxia of the lower limbs, lightning pain, loss of…

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  • Nervous System Diseases

ACUTE TRANSVERSE MYELITIS

Acute Transverse Myelitis It is an acute inflamation of gray and white mater of spinal cord specially thoracic. Causation of…

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  • Nervous System Diseases

MENINGOVASCULAR SYPHILIS

Meningovascular Syphilis is the syphilis that effects the nervous system and it mainly occurs after the infaction of heart and…

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  • Nervous System Diseases

CEREBRAL VENOUS SINUS THROMBOSIS

Presence of blood clot in the cerebral dural sinuses which drains blood from the brain is called Cerebral Venous Sinus…

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  • Nervous System Diseases

SUBARACHNOID HAEMORRHAGE

It is the spontaneous haemorrhage into the subarachnoid space, 5% to 10% cases of strokes are due to subarachnoid haemorrhage.…

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  • Nervous System Diseases

TRANSIENT ISCHAEMIC ATTACK

(TIA) Transient Ischaemic Attack is a condition of focal neurological deficit lasting less than 24 hours (usually less than 1-2…

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  • Nervous System Diseases

HYPERTENSIVE ENCEPHALOPATHY

Hypertensive Encephalopathy is an acute transient disturbance of cerebral function due to sudden rise of blood pressure in cases with…

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  • Nervous System Diseases

CEREBRAL EMBOLISM

CAUSES 1. Atheroma of the internal carotid, vertebral or common carotid artery. 2. Aneurysm of aorta or innominate artery 3.…

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