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46 Possible Causes for Altered Mental Status, Hemiplegia, Visual Field Test Abnormal

  • Stroke

    Specifically, this exploratory study investigates changes in gait pattern among stroke patients with hemiparesis or hemiplegia during gait recovery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The common chameleons were initially diagnosed as altered mental status (AMS) (29, 31%), syncope (15, 16%), hypertensive emergency (12, 13%), systemic infection (10, 11%),[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Paramedics bring a 26-year-old man to the ED with acute-onset altered mental status. He has a history of back pain. An open, unlabeled pillbox was found.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    In this case, we present a patient who presented to the pediatric emergency department with new-onset seizure and hemiplegia 2 days after a roller-coaster ride.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] mental status should be thoroughly assessed for the development of Chronic Subdural Hematoma.[dovemed.com] Historical note and terminology In 1657 Wepfer described the presence of a "bloody cyst" in the subdural space of an elderly man postmortem who had developed an aphasia and hemiplegia[medlink.com]

  • Epidural Hematoma

    […] microangiopathic changes Arterial hypertension and increasing age are the most important risk factors Clinical features Lucid interval , then loss of consciousness Headache Hemiplegia[amboss.com] The group failing observation was more likely to present with altered mental status (RR 18.8; 95% CI 8.7-49.6), has larger median bleed thickness (observed 5.6mm versus failed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Signs of increased ICP include altered mental status, seizures, pupillary changes, and vomiting.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy

    […] in other varieties of chronic interstitial nephritis, there may occur acute episodes of cerebral phenomena, such as epileptiform convulsions, coma, headache, amaurosis, hemiplegia[doi.org] His altered mental status, however, resolved with control of blood pressure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients can present with hemiplegia, transient cortical blindness or hemiparesis. [1] Symptoms of ischemic heart disease Ischemic heart disease is an end organ complication[explainmedicine.com]

  • Brain Neoplasm

    A brain tumor is the usual initial clinical and radiologic diagnostic impression in these patients, whose presenting symptoms include acute onset of hemiplegia, hemisensory[thefreelibrary.com] mental status Ataxia Nausea Vomiting Weakness Gait disturbance Central nervous system (CNS) neoplasms also may manifest as follows: Focal seizures Fixed visual changes Speech[emedicine.medscape.com] Manifestations may be nonspecific and include the following: Headache Altered mental status Ataxia Nausea Vomiting Weakness Gait disturbance CNS neoplasms also may manifest[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Temporal Lobe Tumor

    […] tumor in the frontal lobe may cause the following: Behavioral and emotional changes Impaired judgment Impaired sense of smell Memory loss Paralysis on one side of the body (hemiplegia[healthcommunities.com] A visual field acuity test is performed by a neuro-ophthalmologist to detect vision loss and missing areas in your field of view.[mayfieldclinic.com] Case Presentation An 18-year-old man presented to the emergency department following a witnessed seizure with altered mental status.[jaocr.org]

  • Brain Abscess

    The postoperative course was uneventful, but a slight left hemiplegia remained at discharge.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CASE REPORT A 67-year old gentleman with history of scalp angiosarcoma with wide excision two years prior presented to the hospital for left arm clumsiness, altered mental[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The common clinical presentations included headache (61.7%), fever (50.6%), and hemiplegia (34.6%). Eleven patients (13.6%) were dead at hospital discharge.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningioma

    Paramedics bring a 26-year-old man to the ED with acute-onset altered mental status. He has a history of back pain. An open, unlabeled pillbox was found.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Cerebral Toxoplasmosis

    - fever; focal weakness, seizures; if advanced, dull affect Lymphoma All of above and constitutional symptoms (night sweats, weight loss) PML Rapid neurologic decline (hemiplegia[learningradiology.com] mental status, and fever.[mjdrdypu.org] This is often accompanied by altered mental status and fever ( , 4 ).[pubs.rsna.org]

  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma

    A primary CNS lymphoma usually presents with seizure, headache, cranial nerve findings, altered mental status, or other focal neurological deficits typical of a mass effect[en.wikipedia.org] TB Most commonly, patients will present with an alteration of mental status or cognitive function.[hematologyandoncology.net]

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