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172 Possible Causes for Bilateral Leg Weakness, Vertigo

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    A 65-year-old male with liver cirrhosis of alcoholic etiology was admitted to hospital with bilateral leg edema, ascites, and marked weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms include vertigo, hypotension, depression, salt craving, and vitiligo (depigmented patches of skin).[pharmacytimes.com] […] metastatic cancer, AIDS-related-eg Kaposi sarcoma, CMV Clinical Symptoms shared with 2 0 adrenal insufficiency Tiredness, weakness, mental depression, anorexia, weight loss, vertigo[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Meningioma

    Large parasagittal meningiomas may result in bilateral leg weakness.[brighamandwomens.org] A 60-year-old immunocompetent woman, followed for more than 10 years for temporal meningioma causing vertigo and mixed hearing loss, presented with cervical lymphadenopathy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common symptoms from a meningioma are: Headache Hearing loss Facial numbness Balance disturbance/vertigo Weakness on one side Seizures Personality and behavioral[uwmedicine.org]

  • Paresis

    After tracheal extubation, she exhibited bilateral leg weakness that did not resolve over the next 4-6h.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Unsteadiness and swaying were the most common symptoms, and patients with shorter duration of symptoms also had positional vertigo.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He had bilateral leg weakness: 4/5 power in the right leg and 1/5 power at the left knee and hip.[racgp.org.au]

  • Brain Neoplasm

    Large parasagittal meningiomas may result in bilateral leg weakness.[brighamandwomens.org] Symptoms can include deafness on the affected side and dizziness with a spinning sensation (vertigo).[patient.info] […] personality changes 7 Giang et al (16) 31/F Left leg and arm heaviness, imbalance, legs tingling, HA, nausea 8 Giang et al (16) 27/F Confusion, Left hemiparesis/ hemianopia, vertigo[thefreelibrary.com]

  • Lyme Neuroborreliosis

    leg weakness, urinary retention, and sensory abnormalities, can mimic such diseases as Guillain-Barré, multiple sclerosis, and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis and lead[hosppeds.aappublications.org] Bright lights and rapid movements still brought on a feeling of vertigo.[bmj.com] 7 (5.5–8) 4 (3–5) 4 (3–5) 3.5 (2.5–6) 6 (4–7) Fever Present b 19.5 (11.3–30.1) 2.6 (0.3–9.1) 0 (0–4.7) 0 (0–4.8) 0 (0–4.8) Intensity d 37.8 (37.5–38.3) 37.3 (37.2–37.5) Vertigo[academic.oup.com]

  • Drop Attacks

    A single embolus may lodge in this common vessel which then results in bilateral leg weakness.[brainscape.com] Tumarkin falls are sudden drop-attack falls that occur in a subset of patients with Meniere syndrome (endolymphatic hydrops), an inner ear disorder characterized by vertigo[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Drop attacks and vertical vertigo can occur after transtympanic gentamicin and can be well managed with high doses of local gentamicin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ependymoma

    Eric Kratky In January 2007, Erik Kratky was 21 and pursuing his undergraduate degree when he experienced bilateral leg weakness.[nursing.onclive.com] A 53-year-old gentleman presented with vertigo when lying down. Brain magnetic resonance imaging revealed an enhancing mass in the floor of the fourth ventricle.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] younger children and frequently includes symptoms and signs of increased intracranial pressure, such as headache, fatigue, diplopia, papilledema, nausea, vomiting, ataxia, vertigo[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Miller-Fisher Syndrome

    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[brainscape.com] Vertigo can be additional evidence for the involvement of the central nervous system in MFS.[jkna.org] J Korean Neurol Assoc 18(4):486 489, 2000 Key Words : Miller fisher syndrome, Vertigo, Brainstem[jkna.org]

  • Spinal Epidural Abscess

    […] hemorrhage or mass Unilateral weakness, contralateral face Lesion: Brainstem Causes: Vertebrobasilar insufficiency, demyelination Symptoms: Dysphagia, dysarthria, diplopia, vertigo[ddxof.com]

  • Fragile X-Associated Tremor - Ataxia Syndrome

    There he developed a sudden onset bilateral leg weakness.[frontiersin.org] Fragile X syndrome 781.3 Lack of coordination Ataxia NOS Muscular incoordination Excludes: ataxic gait (781.2) cerebellar ataxia (334.0-334.9) difficulty in walking (719.7) vertigo[genedx.com]

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