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28 Possible Causes for Ballismus or Hemiballismus

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  • Mercury Poisoning

    We describe four men who had symptoms of acute mercury poisoning following exposure to mercury vapor. They were attempting home gold ore purification using a gold-mercury amalgam and sulfuric acid. Three of the four patients required treatment with penicillamine. The clinical and laboratory data are presented[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chorea

    Hemiballismus is unilateral rapid, nonrhythmic, nonsuppressible, wildly flinging movement of the proximal arm and/or leg; rarely, such movement occurs bilaterally (ballismus[msdmanuals.com] Hemiballismus may be considered a severe form of chorea.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Chorea Gravidarum

    Hemiballismus is unilateral rapid, nonrhythmic, nonsuppressible, wildly flinging movement of the proximal arm and/or leg; rarely, such movement occurs bilaterally (ballismus[msdmanuals.com] Hemiballismus may be considered a severe form of chorea.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Hemiballismus

    Hemiballismus is unilateral rapid, nonrhythmic, nonsuppressible, wildly flinging movement of the proximal arm and/or leg; rarely, such movement occurs bilaterally (ballismus[merckmanuals.com] SIMILAR CASE : Unilateral-basal-ganglionic-t1 hyper intensity on MRI Hyperglycemic Hemichorea-Hemiballismus Syn: HCHB, Hemiballismus-hemichorea, Chorea-ballismus with nonketotic[neuroradiologycases.com] Hemiballismus may be considered a severe form of chorea.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Benign Familial Chorea

    MECHANISM OF BALLISMUS  Surgical Pallidotomy, Nigrotomy, thalamotomy reduces ballismus  Animal Substantia Nigra lesion causes hemiballismus  Experimental destruction of[slideshare.net] (or ballism) Movements of the proximal limb muscles with a large-amplitude, more rotatory or flinging quality Hemiballismus – the most common type, in which there are unilateral[brainaacn.org] Striata nigra no ballismus, 20% destruction hemiballismus  Striatal dopamine increased  Subthalamic GABA reduced 16.[slideshare.net]

  • Hereditary Geniospasm

    […] disorders include: Akathisia Akinesia (lack of movement) Associated Movements (Mirror Movements or Homolateral Synkinesis) Athetosis (contorted torsion or twisting) Ataxia Ballismus[handaneurohospital.in] Ballismus is a form of severe, coarse chorea; it is usually unilateral (hemiballismus) and often results from a lesion in the contralateral subthalamic nucleus and adjacent[functionalneurosurgery.net] (violent involuntary rapid and irregular movements) Hemiballismus (affecting only one side of the body) Bradykinesia (slow movement) Cerebral palsy Chorea (rapid, involuntary[handaneurohospital.in]

  • Basal Ganglia Lesion

    Ballismus/Hemiballismus. Tardive dyskinesia.[drnajeeblectures.com]

  • Paroxysmal Exertion-Induced Dyskinesia

    Commonly, ballismus affects one side of the body (unilateral), producing a condition called hemiballismus.[encyclopedia.com]

  • Basal Ganglia Mass Lesion

    Ballismus/Hemiballismus. Tardive dyskinesia.[drnajeeblectures.com] This lesion results in ballismus on the contralateral side of the body, while the ipsilateral side is normal (hence the term hemiballismus).[nba.uth.tmc.edu] Hemiballismus Hemiballismus results from a unilateral lesion to the subthalamic nucleus, usually caused by a stroke.[nba.uth.tmc.edu]

  • Generalized Epilepsy - Paroxysmal Dyskinesia Syndrome

    Commonly, ballismus affects one side of the body (unilateral), producing a condition called hemiballismus.[encyclopedia.com]

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