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120 Possible Causes for Bilateral Leg Weakness, Transient Ischemic Attack

  • Meningioma

    Large parasagittal meningiomas may result in bilateral leg weakness.[] If the meningiomas are located in the skull base, they may occlude the cerebral arteries and present as strokes or transient ischemic attacks. This is however rare.[]

  • Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis

    History The subtype of transthyretin (TTR) protein mutation, its tissue distribution, and the amount of amyloid deposition largely determine the clinical manifestations of TTR-related amyloidosis (ATTR). The key characteristic of ATTR that should raise clinical suspicion for this disorder remains the reliable[…][]

  • Sagittal Sinus Thrombosis

    Possible mechanism of transient ischemic attacks in this patient is thought to be a transient functional disturbance due to a temporal reduction of tissue perfusion in the[] In addition, thrombosis of the superior sagittal sinus classically presents with bilateral leg weakness, as the superior sagittal sinus is midline.[] This case also extends the clinical spectrum of cerebral sinus thrombosis to include recurrent transient ischemic attacks alternating with seizures.[]

  • Spinal Cord Ependymoma

    History of stroke or transient ischemic attack.[] Eric Kratky In January 2007, Erik Kratky was 21 and pursuing his undergraduate degree when he experienced bilateral leg weakness.[]

  • Drop Attacks

    Transient Ischemic Attack (Mini-Stroke) Related Articles What Is Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)?[] A single embolus may lodge in this common vessel which then results in bilateral leg weakness.[] […] a form of transient ischemic attack in which a brief interruption of cerebral blood flow causes a person to fall to the floor without losing consciousness.[]

  • Lyme Neuroborreliosis

    leg weakness, urinary retention, and sensory abnormalities, can mimic such diseases as Guillain-Barré, multiple sclerosis, and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis and lead[] B. burgdorferi -induced CNS vasculitis is believed to be a very rare manifestation of LNB and may manifests as ischemic stroke ( 3 ), transient ischemic attack (TIA) ( 4 )[] […] include transverse myelitis, plexopathies, mononeuropathy multiplex, and complex mononeuropathy multiplex. 8 , 11 These syndromes, which can have such varying presentations as bilateral[]

  • Tropical Spastic Paraparesis

    ischemic attack ( Amaurosis fugax , Transient global amnesia ) Cerebrovascular disease ( MCA , ACA , PCA , Foville's , Millard-Gubler , Lateral medullary , Weber's , Lacunar[] leg weakness Applies To Paralysis of both lower limbs Paraplegia (lower) ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 344.1 :[] On examination, she was found to have severe spasticity and weakness of both legs and feet, bilateral Babinski sign, and bilateral patellar clonus (see video ).[]

  • Miller-Fisher Syndrome

    […] events as stroke and transient ischemic attack, particularly in patients older than 40 years. 1 Hahn AF.[] Urinary Retention Hx of rapidly progressive bilateral leg weakness e.g. after a diarrhoea illness 3-4 weeks before Examn: - Lower limb LMN signs Hyporeflexia Flaccid paralysis[] […] nerves. 6 The present case demonstrates that physicians need to be aware of symptoms and examination findings consistent with MFS so as not to confuse them with those of such ischemic[]

  • Hypothyroidism

    ischemic attack) were associated with hypothyroidism, complementing findings in the smaller autopsy sample.[] , bilateral leg pain, and recurrent falls.[] […] not undergo autopsy (4598 with treated hypothyroidism and 20,945 without known thyroid hormone disease), hypercholesterolemia and cerebrovascular disease (stroke and/or transient[]

  • Arteriovenous Fistula

    A 14-year-old girl presented with a 3-week history of slowly progressive unilateral leg weakness that quickly progressed to bilateral leg paralysis, sphincter dysfunction,[] Neurological manifestations including migraines, ischemic strokes/ transient ischemic attacks, and cerebral abscesses are attributed to paradoxical embolism through PAVMs.[] […] cerebral ischemic attacks and related syndromes ( G45.- ) Diseases of the circulatory system I77 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I77 Other disorders of arteries and arterioles 2016[]

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