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Acute onset of headache in the elderly and Apnea related to brainstem dysfunction and Nuchal rigidity and Slight confusion
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Acute onset of headache in the elderly and Apnea related to brainstem dysfunction and Nuchal rigidity and Slight confusion

  • Acute onset of headache in the elderly AND Apnea related to brainstem dysfunction AND Nuchal rigidity AND Slight confusion - Causes of All Symptoms
  • Acute onset of headache in the elderly OR Apnea related to brainstem dysfunction OR Nuchal rigidity OR Slight confusion - 65 causes

Acute onset of headache in the elderly:

Apnea related to brainstem dysfunction:

Nuchal rigidity:

Slight confusion:

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Results: 65 causes of Acute onset of headache in the elderly OR Apnea related to brainstem dysfunction OR Nuchal rigidity OR Slight confusion

    1. 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...more »
    2. Ankylosing spondylarthritis
     Inflammation of one or more spine joints. The spine becomes progressively painful and stiff and the spine joints may eventually fuse and cause disability. The condition may vary from mild to severe. Inflammation can affect other joints and tissues....more »
    3. Anoxia
     Lack of oxygen to the body's tissues....more »
    4. Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
     Bulging and weakness of the aorta in the area of the chest. The condition is life-threatening as death can occur rapidly if the aneurysm bursts....more »
    5. Arrhythmias
     Irregularity in the heart's beating rhythm....more »
    6. Brain abscess
     Pus accumulating into an abscess on the brain...more »
    7. Brain cancer
     Cancer of the brain....more »
    8. Central sleep apnea
     Central sleep apnea is when the person repeatedly stops breathing during sleep because the brain temporarily stops sending signals to the muscles that control breathing....more »
    9. Cerebral hemorrhage
     Bleeding in the brain...more »
    10. Cerebral malaria
     Infection of the cerebrum cause by protozoa of the genus plasmodium....more »

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