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54 Possible Causes for Abnormal Gait, Extremity Ataxia, Impaired Judgement

  • Stroke

    Ataxia, imbalance, unsteadiness, or disequilibrium. Vertigo, with or without nausea and vomiting. Diplopia (ophthalmoplegia). Dysphagia or dysarthria.[patient.info] Asymmetric step length is a common abnormal gait pattern in hemiplegic stroke patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ., face drooping, hemiparesis/hemiplegia, inability to lift ipsilateral arm or abnormal gait Contralateral sensory loss Contralateral homonymous hemianopia Dysphasia Dysphagia[symptoma.com]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    Later in the course of the disease there may be extreme emotional lability, ataxia, abnormal reflexes, and difficulty in urinating.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] A key symptom associated with PPMS is difficulty walking. This may result from the damage to the spinal cord that occurs with PPMS.[medicalnewstoday.com] People with PPMS may have trouble with balance and coordination or have difficulty walking.[healthline.com]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    We describe a case of a young black woman with gradually progressive lower extremity paresthesias, weakness, and ataxia as the primary presenting symptoms of pernicious anemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neurological symptoms may include muscular weakness and abnormal gait.[orpha.net] ), ataxia and positive Babinski reflexes.[doi.org]

  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    […] voice, inattention, ataxia, and binocular diplopia after a voluntary 59-kg weight loss over 5 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Wernicke encephalopathy (WE) commonly presents with oculomotor abnormalities, gait ataxia and confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The diagnosis was supported by abnormal serum thiamine and disappearance of the gait disturbance after administration of intravenous thiamine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Subacute Combined Degeneration of Spinal Cord

    Case Presentation: A 28‐year‐old nursing student with a history of bipolar disorder presented to Tucson Medical Center with symptoms of ataxia and bilateral lower‐extremity[shmabstracts.com] Numbness of the limbs and trunk is an early symptom; weakness, clumsiness and spasticity, abnormal reflexes, gait ataxia develop later.[neuroanatomy.wisc.edu] He presented acutely with tremors, diaphoresis, insomnia, ataxia (progressive over the last three months), lower extremity paresthesias, decreased somatosensory perception[em-consulte.com]

  • Huntington's Disease

    Muscles may become extremely rigid and gait may show signs of ataxia. Chorea may also be mixed with other movement disorders such as dystonia.[encyclopedia.com] Gait abnormalities: Gait abnormalities start developing in the intermediate stage of the disease. The gait is irregular and unsteady.[symptoma.com] He had depression, poor cognitive function, choreiform movements, difficulty pronouncing words, and difficulty walking.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

    , gait abnormalities, dementia, dysarthria, ocular dysmetria, and hyporeflexia or areflexia in the lower extremities.[doi.org] People with CJD will have ataxia, or difficulty controlling body movements, abnormal gait, speech, and dementia. It is always fatal, and there is no cure.[medicalnewstoday.com] Symptoms may include behavior changes, confusion, memory problems, stiff muscles, loss of feeling in arms, legs or face, loss of balance, difficulty walking, muscle spasms[nj.gov]

  • Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis

    SSPE has been extremely rare since the early 1980s.[cdc.gov] Soon after, she developed difficulty walking and often talked to a “friend” who was not present.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] The symptoms of SSPE can include the following: Coma Death Seizures Irritability Dementia Blindness Spasticity Memory loss Optic atrophy Hyperthermia Unsteady gait Abnormal[disabled-world.com]

  • Neurological Disorder

    Disorganization of motor function in two extremities (see 11.00D1), resulting in an extreme limitation (see 11.00D2) in the ability to stand up from a seated position, balance[ssa.gov] […] encephalopathy any disorder or disease of the brain ataxia, ataxy, dyssynergia, motor ataxia inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements; unsteady movements and staggering gait[vocabulary.com] , dysmetria, abnormal eye movements, anxiety, depression, and sometimes cognitive impairment.[annexpublishers.com]

  • Whipple Disease

    Results Subject 1 A 54-year-old man presented with hypersomnia, weight gain, lower extremity weakness, dysarthria, confusion, and gait ataxia.[ajnr.org] abnormalities, seizures, coma.[patient.info] walking Joint stiffness Hearing problems Dementia Chronic cough Chest pain Heart failure Left untreated, Whipple's disease can cause serious complications, including long-lasting[everydayhealth.com]

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