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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[] 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[] […] simultaneously) in TIA Other diagnoses to consider: Hypoglycemia (it CAN cause focal symptomatology), subdural hematoma, brain tumor, labyrinthitis/neuronitis, transient global amnesia[]

  • 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[] […] injury Loss of consciousness or fluctuating levels of consciousness Irritability Seizures Pain Numbness Headache (either constant or fluctuating) Dizziness Disorientation Amnesia[] This period will approximate the duration of posttraumatic amnesia.[]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    Transient global amnesia is reported to be caused by cerebral venous congestion.[] . • 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[] Subarachnoid hemorrhage followed by transient global amnesia indicates a common factor between them.[]

  • 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[…][]

  • 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[] 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[] Korsakoff syndrome is a chronic form of amnesia resulting from thiamine deficiency. The syndrome can develop from unrecognized or undertreated Wernicke encephalopathy.[]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

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

  • Neurosyphilis

    He had right paralytic blepharoptosis , and both pupils were fixed and both pupils were not observed direct and indirect reflex and anisocoric.[] 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[] View Article PubMed Google Scholar Denays R, Collier A, Rubinstein M, Atsama P: A 51-year-old woman with disorientation and amnesia.[]

  • Migraine

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

  • 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.[] 1) focal limb weakness 2) lancinating facial pains 3) persistent quadriparesis 4) retrograde amnesia 5) vertigo Advertisement frontal Forum Guru Topics: 56[] 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[]

  • 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[]

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