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832 Possible Causes for Blepharoptosis, Weakness

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    […] one-sided weakness D Duration of symptoms 10 min 10–59 min 60 min D Diabetes mellitus not present present Points 0 1 2 3 Risk assessment The ABCD2-score was developed through[] The patient was a 57-year-old man who was admitted to the emergency department for right-side weakness persisting for 1 hour.[] A 69-year-old gentleman presented with a TIA episode (dysarthria, right-arm weakness, and numbness).[]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    Facial numbness and weakness are also common.[] Her symptoms started at the age of 29 years with insidious onset of pyramidal weakness in the left leg.[] The genetic variants identified thus far make only weak individual contributions to MS susceptibility.[]

  • Graves Disease

    A 41-year-old female with history of Graves' disease, bilateral cataract, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation was admitted because of muscle weakness, daytime sleepiness, fatigability[] Although neuromuscular weakness is common in Graves' disease, coexisting myasthenia gravis (MG) is rare and can cause profound morbidity.[] This case emphasises the importance of considering TPP in patients with acute muscle weakness and the importance of promptly initiating treatment and preventing relapse of[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    RESULTS: A 41-year-old man presented with aggressive speech difficulty, dysphagia, right blepharoptosis, and quadriplegia following coma.[] But weakness that increases over several days is also common. Muscle weakness or loss of muscle function (paralysis) affects both sides of the body.[] Brachial Variant (PCB) It characteristically involves cervical, brachial and oropharyngeal muscles, hyporeflexia or areflexia in upper limbs and sometimes facial palsy, blepharoptosis[]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    After onset, he presented with complete weakness of both legs. The patient was diagnosed as spontaneous SAH and IVH.[] This case report describes a 48-year old female who presented with altered mental status, lower extremity weakness, low back pain and a recent history of subjective fevers[] Anatomical variations of the ACoA tend to make its anatomical structure, and as a result, blood flow through it, more complicated, which may increase hemodynamic stress and cause weak[]

  • Myotonic Dystrophy

    Pressure - Low pressure Possibly due to ciliary body detachment SLE: L/L: Blepharoptosis. Brow ptosis.[] In this cohort (186 females, 121 males), a proximal weakness was the leading symptom at onset (55.4%), followed by myalgia (35.5%) and myotonia (25.4%).[] A 41-year-old female with history of Graves' disease, bilateral cataract, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation was admitted because of muscle weakness, daytime sleepiness, fatigability[]

  • Lyme Disease

    The physical examination showed widespread weakness, atrophy, fasciculation, and brisk reflexes.[] We conclude that: 1) the linkage between abundance of host-seeking B. burgdorferi-infected nymphs and Lyme disease occurrence is strong at community or county scales but weak[] We present a 49-year-old man with subacute onset of fever, weakness, shortness of breath, unilateral lower extremity oedema and pancytopenia who was found to have positive[]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    […] motor weakness had recovered.[] A disorder of the central nervous system marked by weakness, numbness, a loss of muscle coordination, and problems with vision, speech, and bladder control.[] She was currently in a remission phase from her MS but with persistent sequelae, including impaired eyesight and muscle weakness of the limbs.[]

  • Lyme Neuroborreliosis

    A 15-year-old boy had onset of unilateral facial weakness. A few days later, he experienced mild vertigo, double vision, and headache.[] Although Lyme neuroborreliosis is a rare cause of diaphragmatic weakness, it should be considered in the differential workup because of its potentially treatable nature.[] A few days after onset, areflexia and muscle weakness in the right arm was noted. There was no tick bite in the history.[]

  • Tuberculosis

    Other people may get sick years later when their immune system becomes weak for another reason.[] Some people develop TB disease soon after infection, while others develop TB disease later when their immune system becomes weak.[] For people whose immune systems are weak, especially those with HIV infection, the risk of developing TB disease is much higher than for people with normal immune systems.[]

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