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504 Possible Causes for Ataxia, Foot Drop

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    CASE REPORT: A 47-yr-old female hyperbaric technician developed foot drop 2 d following her last hyperbaric exposure.[] . : Cerebellar ataxia and coeliac disease . Lancet 2004, 362 :1548.[] This leads to a condition called " foot drop ," in which it becomes difficult to lift the foot.[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Blood from ND patients with PD, ALS and Ataxia with movement dysfunctions were obtained to analyse mRNA and protein expressions of the above mentioned factors in lymphocytes[] This usually begins on one side of the body and can cause loss of hand dexterity, shoulder function, a foot-drop or walking difficulty.[] The patient may develop foot drop resulting in a fall or sprain. Fasciculations may present early on in the disease, particularly in the tongue.[]

  • Lead Poisoning

    […] prolonged ingestion or inhalation of lead-containing material (e.g. contaminated water, paints, batteries). neuropsychiatric amnesia: short term memory poor concentration ataxia[] Foot drop - due to motor peripheral neuropathy. Wrist drop - this is a late sign. Carpal tunnel syndrome. Gout.[] Additional manifestations of lead poisoning include altered mental status, seizures, ataxia, headache, irritability, depression, fatigue, memory deficit, parasthesias, motor[]

  • Tick Paralysis

    Abstract Tick paralysis is caused by a neurotoxin secreted in the saliva of a gravid female tick, and manifests with ataxia, areflexia, ascending paralysis, bulbar palsy,[] He had bilateral foot drop and slight weakness in multiple muscles, none different from his baseline.[] Differing presenting symptoms consisted of acute onset of ataxia in one patient and acute ascending paralysis in the other.[]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    I have foot drop in my right foot due to spinal stenosis. … Vitamin B12 Deficiency, MS and Parkinson's I was diagnosed at the first of May with severe B12 deficiency, Level[] […] of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA. Abstract A previously healthy 7-year-old Caucasian boy was hospitalised for evaluation of acute ataxia[] We describe a patient who manifested with acute onset of language dysfunction, chorea and ataxia.[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    However many have mild, residual effects such as foot drop or abnormal sensation for more than two years. Persistent fatigue and pain may be problematic.[] Ataxia in Adults Christopher D.[] THE purpose of this communication is to report 3 cases of an acute neurologic illness characterized among other features by total external ophthalmoplegia, severe ataxia and[]

  • Hereditary Areflexic Dystasia

    Cerebellar ataxia, early-onset Cerebellar ataxia, late-onset Drug-induced cerebellar ataxia Early onset cerebellar ataxia Early onset cerebellar ataxia with essential tremor[] drop; foot drop can lead to inadvertent hurting of feet Severely reduced mobility Participation in sports and athletic activities may become limited How is Roussy-Lévy Syndrome[] drop, abnormal curvature of the spine (kyphoscoliosis) and foot-bone deformities.[]

  • Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

    Abstract Gait abnormalities reported in childhood Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) include foot-drop, reduced ankle power at push-off and increased knee and hip flexion for[] Screening of mutations associated with SCA and autosomal recessive cerebellar ataxias was negative.[] They may include: Foot deformity (very high arch to feet) Foot drop (inability to hold foot horizontal) Loss of lower leg muscle, which leads to skinny calves Numbness in[]

  • Entrapment Neuropathy

    […] classified elsewhere G60 Hereditary and idiopathic neuropathy G60.0 Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy G60.1 Refsum's disease G60.2 Neuropathy in association with hereditary ataxia[] Four patients had classical rheumatoid arthritis, while foot-drop developed in one man after trauma to the knee.[] […] standing. [26] Causes [ edit ] The causes are grouped broadly as follows: Surgery: Lasik (corneal neuropathy - 20 to 55% of people). [28] Genetic diseases: Friedreich's ataxia[]

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    Gov't MeSH terms Adrenal Cortex Hormones/therapeutic use Adult Aged Aged, 80 and over Ataxia/blood Ataxia/complications Ataxia/drug therapy Ataxia/immunology* Autoantibodies[] drop and recurrent upper extremity paresthesias.[] Twenty-eight patients (74%) presented with sensory ataxia, 16 (42%) showed tremor, 5 (13%) presented with cerebellar ataxia associated with nystagmus, 3 (8%) had demyelinating[]

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