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705 Possible Causes for Ataxia, Diplopia, Dysarthria

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    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] Gait disturbance, cognitive dysfunction (memory impairment) nausea, vomiting, visual deficits (diplopia, mydriasis), and hypothermia are symptoms encountered in more pronounced[symptoma.com] Alcohol intoxication is associated with central nervous system depression including unresponsiveness, hypothermia, and loss of gross motor control (ataxia, slurred speech)[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Stroke

    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] Dysarthria is more prevalent in left than in right hemisphere lesions.[doi.org] He developed headache, nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, diplopia, dizziness, and ataxia following the procedure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Basilar-Type Migraine

    Mutations in the CACNA1A gene on chromosome 19 have been associated with a variety of clinical disorders, including familial hemiplegic migraine type 1 and episodic ataxia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The basilar-type aura comprised diplopia 52%, vertigo 43%, tinnitus 43%, bilateral visual symptoms 39%, hypacusia 26%, ataxia 26%, dysarthria 22%, bilateral paresthesias 13%[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] While additional cerebellar ataxia predominantly is associated with the FHM1 phenotype, all three are associated with epileptic phenomena.[repub.eur.nl]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    The main clinical features of IHCP at presentation are headache, cranial nerve involvement, ataxia, and seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] with those with HLH and diplopia (median 2 [interquartile range 2-3] versus 3 [2-4] and 4 [2-5], respectively; P   .005).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] associated with an estimated 9% risk of stroke within 90 days. 1 We report the case of a 72-year-old female who presented with orthostatic symptoms of facial weakness and dysarthria[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alcohol Abuse

    Print version In May 2013, the American Psychiatric Association issued the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM–5). Although there is considerable overlap between DSM–5 and DSM–IV, the prior edition, there are several important differences: Changes Disorder Terminology DSM–IV[…][web.archive.org]

  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

    Examination revealed a right third nerve palsy and ataxia. Symptoms and signs resolved over 24 hours.[aao.org] Dysarthria, difficulties to swallow, paresthesia and confusion possibly result from VBI.[symptoma.com] Their symptoms included vertigo, dysarthria, dysphagia, syncope, motor and/or sensory disturbance, and cerebellar ataxia. Six had multiple stenotic lesions.[jstage.jst.go.jp]

  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

    His principal symptom was cerebellar ataxia for several years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the case of a 75-year-old ex-professional boxer who developed diplopia and eye movement abnormalities in his 60's followed by memory impairment, low mood and recurrent[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: Acoustic analysis; Atypical Parkinsonian syndromes; Dysarthria; Parkinson’s disease; Perceptual assessment; Speech disorders; Voice onset time[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    ‘Medusa head ataxia’: The expanding spectrum of Purkinje cell antibodies in autoimmune cerebellar ataxia.[journals.sagepub.com] The patient presented with progressive decrease of visual acuity, intermittent diplopia, paresthesia of the left arm and equilibrium disturbances.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Articulation abilities were evaluated using the articulation subtest from the Fussi assessment (dysarthria scores).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lateral Medullary Syndrome

    , dysarthria, dysphagia Neurological symptoms crossed sensory disturbance, cerebellar ataxia, nystagmus crossed sensory disturbance, cerebellar ataxia crossed sensory disturbance[bmcneurol.biomedcentral.com] […] is a case of a 61-year-old woman who developed progressive right hemisensory deficit, left facial sensory deficit, vertigo, staggering to the left, left ptosis, vertical diplopia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 39-year-old male was admitted to our hospital due to vertigo, dysarthria and numbness of the left face and the right limbs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

    Common first symptoms are dementia, cerebellar ataxia, visual disturbance, and psychiatric symptoms. Seizure as the first symptom of CJD is a very rare finding.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease presenting with visual blurring, diplopia and visual loss: Heidenhain's variant. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1998; 27:854 –856 [Google Scholar] 11.[doi.org] CASE PRESENTATION: We report a case of 59-year-old Asian woman with blurred vision, dysarthria, myoclonus, and rapidly progressive dementia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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