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241 Possible Causes for Bell's Palsy, Facial Numbness, Impaired Balance, Vertigo

  • Acoustic Neuroma

    However, there was a significantly higher incidence of facial numbness and diminished facial sensation, but not facial weakness, compared with the whole series.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Although acoustic neuromas mostly originate from the upper part of the balance nerve, vertigo and impaired balance rank only in third place as a symptom of an acoustic neuroma[acoustic-neuroma-brain-tumour.org] This is facial palsy, also known as Bell's palsy .[medicalnewstoday.com] Rotatory vertigo was also experienced in 34 patients (19.1%). Of the 34 patients with cystic lesions, 29.4% (10) had rotatory vertigo.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    , tingling, or pain: Facial pain Painful muscle spasms Tingling, crawling, or burning feeling in the arms and legs Other brain and nerve symptoms: Decreased attention span[nlm.nih.gov] Tai chi for physical function Impaired balance and mobility are two main symptoms of MS patients.[dx.doi.org] Facial weakness: Bell's palsy can occur alone or with other indications of brainstem disorder.[patient.info] […] both with neurological symptoms from the sacral segments, such as weakness of the pelvic floor and bladder and bowel dysfunction, and to other symptoms such as ataxia and vertigo[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    These symptoms include: Confusion or memory problems Difficulty understanding speech or sudden speech impairment, such as slurred speech Facial paralysis Sudden leg or arm[loyolamedicine.org] […] or disorientation Dizziness Lack of coordination or poor balance What causes transient ischemic attack?[symptoma.com] The purpose of evaluation is to: Check for another cause of your symptoms, such as a stroke, low blood sugar (if you have diabetes), or Bell's palsy .[mottchildren.org] KEYWORDS: transient ischemic attack, vertigo, vertebral artery, ultrasound, kinking.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lyme Neuroborreliosis

    ), numbness, pain or weakness in the limbs, or poor coordination.[web.archive.org] , brain fog, migraines, balance issues, weakness in the legs, awkward gait, facial palsy, bladder problems, vertigo, and back pain.[en.wikipedia.org] Bell's palsy is treated with corticosteroids, while Lyme neuroborreliosis is treated with antibiotics.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bright lights and rapid movements still brought on a feeling of vertigo.[bmj.com]

  • Stroke

    , especially on one side of the body Severe headache Vision changes (in one or both eyes) Difficulty with swallowing Facial droop on one side Signs of a Stroke The F.A.S.T[onhealth.com] BACKGROUND: Proprioception deficits are common post-stroke and may lead to impaired standing balance and restricted mobility.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Potential misdiagnoses of Bell’s palsy in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2014;63(4):428–34. . PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 50. Cartwright DJ.[doi.org] We present a case of a previously healthy 36-year-old man who presented with vertigo and vomiting. MRI showed posterior circulation territory infarction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

    Other symptoms include visual defects (diplopia), syncope (drop attacks), dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), dysarthria , hoarseness, and facial numbness, or paresthesias.[encyclopedia.com] Screening for vascular supply problems of the brain can assist in the clinician’s differential diagnosis and greatly benefit the dizzy and/or balance-impaired patient.[vestibular.org] STUDY SAMPLE: Participants included 14 patients with vertigo of VBI origin, 14 patients with vertigo of non-VBI, and 11 matched controls.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A decrease in blood flow can cause damage to brain tissue and impair normal function.[winchesterhospital.org]

    Missing: Bell's Palsy
  • Basilar-Type Migraine

    […] while walking) Paresthesias (numbness or “pins and needles” in the face, hands, or feet) Confusion Nausea Vomiting Tinnitus (ringing in the ears) or other hearing impairment[migravent.com] CONCLUSION: The relationship between BtM, dMV, and pMV refers to a distribution of severity across the disease spectrum of migraine-related vertigo.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] by vertigo spells and hearing loss that presents comorbidity with migraine) or benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (in which patients experience brief episodes of vertigo[books.google.com] […] p.Tyr1245Cys was detected in a patient displaying a changing, age-specific phenotype that began as benign paroxysmal torticollis of infancy, evolving into benign paroxysmal vertigo[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Bell's Palsy
  • Labyrinth Disorder

    […] pain, tmj migraines , jaw pain, limited jaw movement or lockjaw , neck and shoulder pain, numbness or tingling in the fingers, hands and arms, tinnitus, sleep apnea.[leadingdentists.com] When balance is impaired, an individual has difficulty maintaining orientation.[tallyent.com] Abstract In some previously reported cases, facial palsy, even in Bell's palsy, involved vestibular dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) or positional vertigo is a brief, intense episode of vertigo that occurs because of[onhealth.com]

  • Ischemic Stroke

    An otherwise healthy 30-year-old black man presented with headache for about 3 hours, left-sided facial and upper extremity numbness, slurred speech, miosis, lacrimation,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 63-year-old man who is under HAIC treatment for HCC was introduced to the department of neurological surgery because of vertigo and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Bell's Palsy
  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    Known as progressive cerebellar syndrome (PCS), the disorder affects one of every 10 persons diagnosed with PPMS and can often manifest with: Impairment of fine hand movement[verywell.com] Common symptoms of an MS relapse or attack include new numbness, tingling, or weakness in an area of the body, painful loss of vision, vertigo, double vision, and sometimes[medicalxpress.com] Others may experience vertigo, a sensation that they’re spinning and losing their balance.[healthline.com] […] brainstem and cranial nerve involvement: optic neuritis internuclear ophthalmoplegia (often bilateral) trigeminal neuralgia diplopia (e.g. due to abducens nerve palsy ) vertigo[radiopaedia.org]

    Missing: Bell's Palsy

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