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196 Possible Causes for Behavior Problem, Progressive Loss of Vision, Vegetative State

  • Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis

    Two 7-year-old girls presented with decreased visual acuity, clumsiness, night blindness, and behavioral problems.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] state) or were too ill to travel.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Most childhood forms of NCL are clinically characterized by progressive loss of vision as well as mental and motor deterioration, epileptic seizures, and premature death,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis

    Then the infected human being, long past being a baby, experiences mood swings and behavioral problems. Convulsions, coma and death follow. There is no cure.[latimes.com] state.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The authors here report a case of a 3-year-old child who presented with vision loss followed 15 months later by quadriparesis with bladder involvement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis Type 10

    abnormality Behavioral changes Behavioral disorders Behavioral disturbances Behavioral problems Behavioral/psychiatric abnormalities Behavioural/Psychiatric abnormality Psychiatric[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] There is no cure available - treatment focus on management of symptoms - with patients progressing to a vegetative state and death 2,4 .[scielo.br] JB disease first manifests as ataxia, progressive developmental milestone losses, epilepsy, and posterior vision losses in children of 2-4 years of age.[scielo.br]

  • Cerebral Thrombosis

    Memory deficits, behavioral problems, or executive deficits may persist. 263 , 280 Aphasia, in general of the fluent type, results from left lateral sinus thrombosis with[ahajournals.org] Protein S deficiency associated with progressive loss of vision and intracranial venous sinus thrombosis. J Chin Med Assoc 2004; 67(10):521-526. 27.[ispub.com]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    ; problems with impulse control/compulsive behaviors; withdrawal-emergent hyperpyrexia (fever) and confusion; and retinal pathology.[fda.gov] […] and 239 controls) in a case-control study in western Washington State. b All assessed edible Solanaceae: green, yellow or red peppers, tomatoes, tomato juice, and baked or[doi.org] : Prodromal symptoms (those symptoms that may develop many years before diagnosis): Depression, anxiety, fatigue, disturbance of color vision, constipation, loss of smell[caregiver.org]

  • Neonatal Adrenoleukodystrophy

    The most common symptoms are behavioral problems and poor memory.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Social contact diminishes; at the end stage of the disease, the patient is in a vegetative state and dies after several years.[link.springer.com] Refsum disease is characterized by progressive loss of vision (retinitis pigmentosa); degenerative nerve disease (peripheral neuropathy); failure of muscle coordination (ataxia[rarediseases.org]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 2

    problems such as a hard time sitting still or aggression Kids who have Hunter syndrome are usually cheerful and affectionate, despite the problems it can cause.[webmd.com] state. 8,9 Delays in speech development may occur in conjunction with cognitive decline in severely affected children, and many patients never learn to speak in full sentences[touchneurology.com] Patients with the more attenuated (so-called adult) form usually have a normal intelligence, but often have many complaints such as progressive loss of vision due to retinal[ingentaconnect.com]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    We found that the incidence of surgeries and epilepsy was relatively low and that behavior problems largely subsided.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients may also succumb to cardiac or respiratory failure, or fall into a vegetative state during later stages of life.[symptoma.com] At the eighteenth month of ERT, sudden vision loss developed. She spontaneously recovered her vision in a month.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pontine Glioma

    Sometimes, a tumor that's pressing on the pituitary gland can cause growth problems.[kidshealth.org] Children experience an accumulation of symptoms, which commonly include some of the following: Turning in of one or both eyes (causing double vision) Slurring speech (or loss[isabellaandmarcusfund.org.au] Changes in behavior. Trouble learning in school. Tests that examine the brain are used to detect (find) childhood brain stem glioma.[cancer.gov]

  • Mercury Poisoning

    At high levels of exposure, methylmercury's harmful effects on these animals include death, reduced reproduction, slower growth and development, and abnormal behavior.[web.archive.org] Concluding Remarks Here, we present a case of acute MeHg poisoning leading to a persistent vegetative state.[frontiersin.org] There was progressive weakening of the muscles, loss of vision, impairment of the cerebral functions, eventual paralysis, and, in some cases, coma and death.[britannica.com]

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