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3,998 Possible Causes for Ataxia, Muscle Weakness

  • Hyponatremia

    A 52-year-old Sri Lankan man presented with anorexia, nausea, fatigue, generalized muscle weakness, and cramps for 1 week.[] Moderate - personality change, muscle cramps and weakness, confusion, ataxia. Severe - drowsiness.[] Other symptoms include: Fatigue Convulsions Headache Muscle weakness or spasms Nausea and vomiting Restlessness Confusion Decreased consciousness Treatment of Hyponatremia[]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    We present a 70-year-old male patient of Greek origin with choreatic movements of the tongue and face, lower limb muscle weakness, peripheral neuropathy, elevated creatinephosphokinase[] Spinocerebellar ataxias (SCAs) are a group of autosomal dominant, clinically heterogeneous neurodegenerative disorders.[] A 55-year-old woman with consanguineous parents developed slowly progressive, asymmetric muscle weakness and atrophy in her forearms, while her ability to walk remained unaffected[]

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    […] of the muscle weakness.[] 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[] 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[]

  • Leigh's Disease

    NARP is characterized by proximal neurogenic muscle weakness with sensory neuropathy, ataxia, and pigmentary retinopathy.[] weakness hypotonia (loss of muscle tone) muscle spasms twitching stiffness in the muscles and joints delayed neurological progress respiratory problems, most notably apnoea[] The second attack was noted one month later, to be associated with hypotonia and truncal ataxia.[]

  • Niemann-Pick Disease Type C

    Cataplexy is the sudden muscle weakness brought on by strong emotions, particularly joking, laughter, or anger.[] At age 45, he had mild dementia and dysarthria, vertical supranuclear ophthalmoplegia, axonal sensorimotor polyneuropathy, and cerebellar ataxia.[] Vertical supranuclear gaze palsy, cerebellar ataxia, dementia, dystonia and dysarthria were present in all cases.[]

  • Thiamine Deficiency

    weakness, paralysis, and death.[] This has been called seasonal ataxia syndrome.[] weakness, muscle wasting, cramps, pains in the legs and stiffness Mental changes, such as apathy or depression Cardiovascular effects, such as an enlarged heart What happens[]

  • Kearns Sayre Syndrome

    Kearns-Sayre syndrome (KSS) is a rare mitochondrial myopathy and often involves cardiac conduction abnormality and muscle weakness.[] We review the differential diagnosis of cerebellar ataxia with vision loss secondary to retinal pigmentary dystrophy.[] His manifestations included progressive external ophthalmoplegia, bilateral ptosis, retinitis pigmentosa, and muscle weakness.[]

  • Islet Cell Tumor

    […] cramping and weakness, and decreased reflexes Too little acid in the stomach, which can cause digestive problems and poor absorption of vitamins and nutrients Flushing or[] The resultant hypoglycemia ultimately results in headaches, visual changes, confusion. as well as irritability, weakness, tremors, ataxia, and seizures.[] Insulinomas can cause additional symptoms including irritability, confusion, weakness, tremors, loss of muscular coordination (ataxia), palpitations, a rapid heartbeat (tachycardia[]

  • Leptomeningeal Metastasis

    Cranial nerve symptoms including visual loss, diplopia, hearing loss, dysphagia, ocular muscle weakness, facial weakness and facial pain are also seen.[] Our patient also presented with such a syndrome in that she had confusion and ataxia, which was an indication for a cranial MR imaging examination.[] Physical examination also revealed mild paresis of the upper arm muscles and the muscles involved in dorsiflexion of the left foot.[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    Compression of the cervical spinal cord, caused by glycosaminoglycan infiltration of the dura, may lead to spastic paresis if not corrected by neurosurgical intervention.[]

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