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Glossary for Bulging fontanelle

Medical terms related to Bulging fontanelle or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acute meningitis: Acute meningitis is an inflammation of the brain that presents in an acute fashion. The inflammation may be the result of infective agents such as bacteria, viruses and fungi as well as non-infective agents such as certain drugs. Acute forms of meningitis can develop in within hours or days whereas chronic meningitis develops over weeks or months.
  • Bacterial meningitis: Bacterial meningitis is a form of meningitis caused by bacteria that normally lives in the mouth and throat. When the immune system is unable to supress this bacteria, it travels to the cerebrospinal spinal fluid in the brain. From there it affects the membranes surrounding the brain.
  • Brain abscess: abscess in the brain may involve any of the lobes of the brain
  • Brain tumour: various extrinsic and intrinsic factors add up to to cause tumour in the brain
  • Cerebral oedema:
  • Chemical meningitis: Symptomatic aseptic, chemical meningitis is a rare complication of myelography. A number of these cases have a history of one or more episodes of chemical meningitis preceding their arachnoiditis.
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Crying infant: Crying in an infant
  • Desmoplastic cerebral astrocytoma of infancy: A rare type of brain tumor that occurs in infants. The tumor consists of cancerous astrocytes.
  • Desmoplastic infantile ganglioma: A rare type of brain tumor that occurs in infants. The tumor may be slow-growing and benign or fast-growing and malignant.
  • Encephalitis: Infection of the brain (as a symptom)
  • Head injury: Any injury that occurs to the head
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Headache: Pain affecting the head or brain area.
  • Hydrocephalus: A condition which is characterized by marked dilatation of the cerebral ventricles
  • Hydrocephalus autosomal recessive: A rare, recessively inherited disorder where there is an abnormal buildup of fluid (cerebrospinal fluid) inside the skull.
  • Increased intracranial pressure: Increased pressure inside the skull due to brain swelling or fluid accumulation
  • Infant symptoms: Symptoms affecting babies and infants.
  • Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
  • Intracranial hemorrhage: Intracranial hemorrhage is a condition in which there is bleeding within the cranium of the skull.
  • Meningitis: Infection of the membrane around the brain (as a symptom)
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Sepsis: The presence of microorganisms in the blood circulation
  • Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
  • Skull symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skull surrounding the brain.

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