Fungal meningitis: Introduction
Meningitis caused by a fungal infection. Meningitis is an inflammation of the lining around the brain and spinal cord. Fungal meningitis is relatively rare and results when airborne yeast cells are inhaled. The condition mostly occurs in people with a compromised immune system such as AIDS sufferers. ...more »
Symptoms of Fungal meningitis
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Misdiagnosis and Fungal meningitis
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a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease,
it...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis.
The condition goes by the name...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
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Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
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Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return.
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Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
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Latest Treatments for Fungal meningitis
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Prognosis for Fungal meningitis
Prognosis for Fungal meningitis:
Left untreated, this disease can be fatal. It can also cause the following damage such as hearing loss, learning problems, difficulty talking, seizures, or paralysis).
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Clinical Trials for Fungal meningitis
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and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Fungal meningitis include:
- A Randomized Double Blind Protocol Comparing Amphotericin B With Flucytosine to Amphotericin B Alone Followed by a Comparison of Fluconazole and Itraconazole in the Treatment of Acute Cryptococcal Meningitis - This study has been completed (Current: 23 Nov 2006) - Itraconazole,Flucytosine,Fluconazole,Amphotericin B
- SCH 39304 as Therapy for Acute Cryptococcal Meningitis in HIV-Infected Patients Followed by Maintenance Therapy - This study has been completed (Current: 23 Nov 2006) - SCH 39304
- Multi-Center Comparison of Fluconazole (UK-49,858) and Amphotericin B as Treatment for Acute Cryptococcal Meningitis - This study has been completed (Current: 23 Nov 2006) - Flucytosine,Fluconazole,Amphotericin B
- Dexamethasone in Cryptococcal Meningitis - This study has been completed (Current: 23 Nov 2006) - Flucytosine,Fluconazole,Amphotericin B,Dexamethasone
- Comparison of Fluconazole and Amphotericin B in the Treatment of Brain Infections in Patients With AIDS - This study has been completed (Current: 23 Nov 2006) - Fluconazole,Amphotericin B
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Prevention of Fungal meningitis
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None of these methods guarantee prevention of Fungal meningitis.
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