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216 Possible Causes for Amnesia, Blepharoptosis

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    Noncerebrovascular Conditions Misdiagnosed as TIA GPs Emergency MDs Syncope 4 4 Convulsion 1 2 Transient global amnesia 1 2 Posttraumatic amnesia 1 1 Dementia 1 … Sedative[doi.org] Vertebro-basilar artery syndrome G45.1 Carotid artery syndrome (hemispheric) G45.2 Multiple and bilateral precerebral artery syndromes G45.3 Amaurosis fugax G45.4 Transient global amnesia[icd10data.com] […] simultaneously) in TIA Other diagnoses to consider: Hypoglycemia (it CAN cause focal symptomatology), subdural hematoma, brain tumor, labyrinthitis/neuronitis, transient global amnesia[emergencymedicinecases.com]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    Cause(s) In most cases, an injury to the top of the skull Symptoms Loss of consciousness , irritability, seizure , pain , numbness, headache , dizziness , disorientation, amnesia[house.wikia.com] […] injury Loss of consciousness or fluctuating levels of consciousness Irritability Seizures Pain Numbness Headache (either constant or fluctuating) Dizziness Disorientation Amnesia[neurolaw.com] This period will approximate the duration of posttraumatic amnesia.[doi.org]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    Transient global amnesia is reported to be caused by cerebral venous congestion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] . • In less severe cases, consciousness if lost may be regained in minutes to hrs • Residual drowsiness, confusion and amnesia accompanied by severe headache may persist for[slideshare.net] Subarachnoid hemorrhage followed by transient global amnesia indicates a common factor between them.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    We present three patients with a clinical course and cerebrospinal fluid findings consistent with a diagnosis of primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS). Extensive and repeated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations showed only diffuse abnormality in brain and spinal cord, but no focal lesions. We propose[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    (WE) is a medical emergency caused by thiamine deficiency, characterized by cerebellar ataxia, ophthalmoplegia, and cognitive disturbances that may progress to Korsakoff amnesia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 24-year-old woman who had recently served a 4-month prison sentence and underwent a short period of dieting manifested slow response, weakness, language disorder and amnesia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Korsakoff syndrome is a chronic form of amnesia resulting from thiamine deficiency. The syndrome can develop from unrecognized or undertreated Wernicke encephalopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Transient global amnesia (TGA) is characterised by sudden onset of anterograde amnesia with repetitive questioning, lasting less than 24 hours.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sander D, Winbeck K, Etgen T et al (2000) Disturbance of venous flow patterns in patients with transient global amnesia.[oadoi.org] In contrast, transient epileptic amnesia manifests as brief and frequent episodes of amnesia due to seizure activity in the temporal lobes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Neurosyphilis

    He had right paralytic blepharoptosis , and both pupils were fixed and both pupils were not observed direct and indirect reflex and anisocoric.[omicsonline.org] Diagnosis of neurosyphilis should be suspected in the presence of a global cognitive impairment consisting in disorientation, amnesia and severe impairment of speech and judgement[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] View Article PubMed Google Scholar Denays R, Collier A, Rubinstein M, Atsama P: A 51-year-old woman with disorientation and amnesia.[doi.org]

  • Migraine

    Compared with placebo, botulinum toxin A was associated with a greater frequency of blepharoptosis, skin tightness, paresthesias, neck stiffness, muscle weakness, and neck[dx.doi.org] Some children also experience recurrent episodes of transient amnesia and confusion. Episodes typically last less than 6 hours and are followed by deep sleep.[emedicine.com] Retrosplenial amnesia . Brain 110 , 1631–1646 (1987). 42. Donchin, O. , Gribova, A. , Steinberg, O. , Bergman, H. & Vaadia, E.[doi.org]

  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

    Another symptom is a passing loss of memory, known as transient global amnesia. The patient is unable to remember new information or past events.[answers.yahoo.com] 1) focal limb weakness 2) lancinating facial pains 3) persistent quadriparesis 4) retrograde amnesia 5) vertigo Prep4USMLE.com Advertisement frontal Forum Guru Topics: 56[prep4usmle.com] Vertebro-basilar artery syndrome G45.1 Carotid artery syndrome (hemispheric) G45.2 Multiple and bilateral precerebral artery syndromes G45.3 Amaurosis fugax G45.4 Transient global amnesia[icd10data.com]

  • Progressive Muscular Atrophy

    Abstract A 36 year old man with a history of testicular germ cell tumour presented six months after bilateral orchidectomy with progressive amnesia, irritability, vertical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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