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404 Possible Causes for Abnormal Gait, Slurred Speech, Spastic Gait

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    abnormalities (e.g. wide-based gait, limb ataxia, slapping foot) joint or muscle contractures neurological examination muscle spasticity increased deep tendon reflexes muscle[] Their neurological examinations revealed spastic gait, pyramidal tract involvement and distal muscle atrophy in the legs.[] Some less common symptoms may include slurred speech, lack of coordination, sudden onset of paralysis or difficulty processing information.[]

  • Stroke

    Asymmetric step length is a common abnormal gait pattern in hemiplegic stroke patients.[] Slurred speech or dysarthria Double vision or other vision problems Headache Nausea and or vomiting This content was last reviewed on 08/16/2018.[] The signs of a stroke include a sudden severe headache, weakness, numbness, vision problems, confusion, trouble walking or talking, dizziness and slurred speech.[]

  • Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

    HSP is a heterogeneous group of neurodegenerative disorders with progressive lower limb spasticity and weakness leading to abnormal gait as the principal clinical feature.[] For many subjects with an ATL1 mutation, spastic gait begins in early childhood and does not significantly worsen, even over many years; such cases resemble spastic diplegic[] This is a progressive condition and most patients eventually develop slurred speech, weakness (and wasting) in limb muscles, difficulty in swallowing, and sphincter control[]

  • Huntington's Disease

    Gait abnormalities: Gait abnormalities start developing in the intermediate stage of the disease. The gait is irregular and unsteady.[] At age 48, rigidity and spastic gait were observed. One year later, choreoathetoid involuntary movements became apparent.[] We present a 47-year-old male Botswana native, with a four-year-history of chorea, slurred speech, mood instability, cognitive impairment and weight loss.[]

  • Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease

    He developed normally until 5 years of age when he began to deteriorate with scanning speech and gait abnormality. Auditory brainstem responses were normally preserved.[] The disease spectrum for Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease and spastic paraplegia type 2 is extraordinarily broad, ranging from a spastic gait in the pure form of spastic paraplegia[] The patient presented with only mildly ataxic gait and slurred speech at the age of 4 years.[]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    We report a 49-year-old woman with a history of progressive gait disturbance, white matter disease, and cerebrospinal fluid immunoglobulin abnormalities who met criteria for[] A 28-year-old woman developed progressive spastic gait and dysarthria.[] Also known as progressive myelopathy, the symptoms may include: An increasingly spastic gait referred to as spastic paraparesis, in which the legs will begin to stiffen, causing[]

  • Wilson Disease

    Ataxia, tremor, and gait abnormalities were not noted.[] Spastic dystonia disorders manifest as mask-like facies, rigidity, and gait disturbance [ Svetel et al 2001 ].[] 'By October, after starting uni, my hands would shake and my speech started slurring - it was like I was drunk.[]


    0007204 Dysarthria Difficulty articulating speech 0001260 Gait disturbance Abnormal gait Abnormal walk Impaired gait [ more ] 0001288 Hyperreflexia Increased reflexes 0001347[] CARASIL normally manifests between the ages of 20 and 30 with a spastic gait disorder.[] Other symptoms may include: Increased muscle tone Stroke episodes Muscle spasms Slurred speech Loss of bladder control Worsening movement problems Difficulty controlling facial[]

  • Basal Ganglia Lesion

    Truncal dyskinesia, right side predominant limbs chorea, cervical dystonia and abnormal gait gradually developed.[] He remained free of chorea and slurred speech and maintained normal mental status during a 4-month follow-up.[] •Acute episode in otherwise healthy person -paresthesia on face or one extremity (early signs) -vertigo/nystagmus /altered vision/diplopia -abnormal gait, fatigue, altered[]

  • Juvenile Primary Lateral Sclerosis

    gait - Ataxia / incoordination / trouble of the equilibrium - Autosomal recessive inheritance - Hemiplegia / diplegia / hemiparesia / limb palsy - Hypereflexia - Hypertonia[] gait Spastic walk 0002064 Spastic tetraparesis 0001285 30%-79% of people have these symptoms Dysphagia Poor swallowing Swallowing difficulties Swallowing difficulty Last[] As symptoms progress, they become more serious and include weakness and stiffness in the arms and hands, slurred speech, drooling, difficulty swallowing, and an inability[]

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