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Acute onset of headache in the elderly and Nuchal rigidity and Vigorous appetite
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Acute onset of headache in the elderly and Nuchal rigidity and Vigorous appetite

Acute onset of headache in the elderly:

Nuchal rigidity:

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    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. Bipolar disorder
     Cycles of mania and depression; commonly called "manic-depression"....more »
    6. Brain abscess
     Pus accumulating into an abscess on the brain...more »
    7. Brain cancer
     Cancer of the brain....more »
    8. Cervical Spondylosis
     Condition where bony changes within the cervical spine causes spinal cord compression with associated neck pain; usually seen in patients over 40 years of age....more »
    9. Cryptococcal Meningitis
     Cryptococcal meningitis is an infection of the meninges (the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord), caused by the fungus Cryptococcus neoformans....more »
    10. Dental abscess
     Abscess of tooth, gum, or jawbone...more »

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