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689 Possible Causes for Abnormal Reflex, Hemiparesis, Nystagmus

  • Cerebral Hemorrhage

    During the course of illness, the patient had an acute cerebral hemorrhage, which manifested with hemiparesis, dysarthria, and pathologic crying.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] reflexes Excessive sleep Lethargy Weak suck Fallen blood count It is recommended that infants born prematurely receive a routine cranial ultrasound between 7 and 14 days[cerebralpalsy.org] The symptomatology of the cases with saltatory evolution had subacute onset, in 1-3 days, with hypotonia, nystagmus and posture disorders.[medichub.ro]

  • Cerebral Embolism

    However, the patient then developed fever, dyspnea, and subsequent right hemiparesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Reflexes may be aggravated as well.[en.wikipedia.org] There was no gaze preference or nystagmus. Corneal reflexes were intact. The right nasolabial fold was flattened, and right eye closure was decreased.[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    A severe and sudden left-sided sensorimotor hemiparesis occurred 1 year later.[doi.org] This may include: Abnormal nerve reflexes Decreased ability to move a part of the body Decreased or abnormal sensation Other loss of nervous system functions, such as vision[nlm.nih.gov] Upbeat nystagmus was observed in all MS patients with trigeminal REZ lesions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    A 71-year-old female presented to the emergency department with 2 episodes of transient right hemiparesis in 5 hours.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] speech, level of alertness Cardiovascular: heart rate and RHYTHM (eg, a.fib), blood pressure and neck bruits Motor exam (and reflexes, Babinski): Grip strength and big motor[emergencymedicinecases.com] Swallowing impairments are associated with an increased risk of death. 620 An abnormal gag reflex, impaired voluntary cough, dysphonia, incomplete oral-labial closure, a high[doi.org]

  • Meningitis

    The term hemiparesis (see PARESIS) refers to mild to moderate weakness involving one side of the body.[bioportfolio.com] In young babies, doctors may also look for a bulging fontanelle (soft spot on infant’s head) or abnormal reflexes.[cdc.gov] She had nystagmus, scanning speech, bilateral papilloedema and ataxia. Cranial imaging showed a 10 mm tonsillar herniation. Posterior fossa decompression was done.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Stroke

    SSEH presenting as a hemiparesis is less common and in such situations, it can be mistaken for a cerebrovascular accident (CVA).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] with magnesium sulfate; may interfere with labor No I/A Combined α-β blockers (labetalol) May provoke asthma exacerbation Possible neonatal bradycardia IIa/B Hydralazine Reflex[doi.org] The first patient (female, 50 years old) had dysarthria, nystagmus and trunk ataxia on admission. Her blood alcohol level was 2.3‰.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cerebral Thrombosis

    She was treated with anticoagulation therapy and her hemiparesis improved within 3 days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] reflexes, abnormal eye movements, muscle weakness, decreased sensation, and other changes.[medicalnewstoday.com] […] or sensory deficit 34% Seizures 37% Drowsiness, mental changes,confusion, or coma 30% Dysphasia 12% Multiple cranial nerve palsies 12% Cerebellar incoordiantion 3% Nystagmus[slideshare.net]

  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy

    A 32-year-old man presented with slight left hemiparesis. He was slightly confused, and his blood pressure was extremely high.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Wernicke's encephalopathy a neurological disorder characterized by confusion, apathy, drowsiness, ataxia of gait, nystagmus, and ophthalmoplegia; it is due to thiamine deficiency[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Neurologic examination reveals transient and migratory neurologic nonfocal deficits ranging from nystagmus to weakness and an altered mental status ranging from confusion[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    […] symptoms may include: Spastic paraparesis : An increasingly spastic gait in which your legs will begin to stiffen, causing a visible limp and/or rhythmic jerkiness Spastic hemiparesis[verywell.com] Later in the course of the disease there may be extreme emotional lability, ataxia, abnormal reflexes, and difficulty in urinating.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] muscle spasms, or difficulty in moving; difficulties with coordination and balance (ataxia); problems in speech (dysarthria) or swallowing (dysphagia), visual problems (nystagmus[disabled-world.com]

  • Basilar Artery Thrombosis

    In the clinical course, the patient successfully recovered with only left slight hemiparesis and skew deviation remaining.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The aim of this study was to describe skew deviation and vertical nystagmus as the initial signs for basilar artery thrombosis, a life-threatening disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Multiple cranial nerve palsies and hemiparesis were the most common clinical symptoms at presentation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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