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27 Possible Causes for Cerebellar Ataxia - Limb and Trunk, MRI Scan of the Brain Abnormal

  • Cerebellar Infarction

    Truncal tremor may be evident - constant jerking of the trunk and head. Limb ataxia Lesions of the cerebellar hemisphere cause ipsilateral signs.[patient.info] […] and trunk. – By contrast, 10% of patients with a pure lateral medullary infarct have an associated PICA distribution cerebellar infarction.• latPICA infarct - dizziness,[slideshare.net] It is caused by a midline cerebellar lesion, or may be a feature of post-chickenpox cerebellar syndrome.[patient.info]

  • Acoustic Neuroma

    Although little information is available on its exact incidence, truncal (trunk, abdomen, chest) ataxia appears to be more common than limb ataxia.[hopkinsmedicine.org] Diffusion-weighted MRI detected brain abnormalities on the fourth day after onset of symptoms, and polymerase chain reaction identification of HSV 1 DNA confirmed the diagnosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Outright cerebellar dysfunction is uncommon in AN, and is limited to large tumors.[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Cerebellar Mass Lesion

    […] muscles bilaterally Lesions lateral to the cerebellar vermis mainly cause ataxia of the limbs (i.e., appendicular ataxia) Of Interest : The cerebellum has multiple reciprocal[brainaacn.org] Month #6 MRI brain scan with and without contrast showed no significant change compared to previous MRI.[shp.missouri.edu] Presentation Vertigo Nausea and vomiting Horizontal nystagmus Limb ataxia Unsteady gait Headache (localized to occipital, frontal, or upper cervical regions) Of Interest[brainaacn.org]

  • Frontal Lobe Neoplasm

    ataxia involving limbs and trunk Increased ICP Headaches less common Clinical manisfestations in Grades III and IV Most fx for ages 50-60 Rapidly progressive symptoms: -[quizlet.com] These let doctors see inside the brain and identify any areas that look abnormal. Although both are painless, they do require children to be still.[kidshealth.org] […] cerebrum, frontal lobe Unilateral or focal headaches Increased ICP Personality disorders Clinical manifestations of Grades I and II in children Appear in cerebellum Unilateral cerebellar[quizlet.com]

  • X-linked Parkinsonism-Spasticity Syndrome

    […] or limb dystonia; writer’s cramp; musician’s dystonia; occupational dystonia Lubag syndrome or X-linked dystonia-parkinsonism Cerebellar Ataxia Restless Legs Syndrome and[movementdisorders.us] MRI scans of the brain and spinal cord are important in diagnosing HSP because they help exclude other disorders such as multiple sclerosis and structural abnormalities of[rarediseases.org] […] to detect any structural or biochemical abnormalities of the brain.[britannica.com]

  • Bickerstaff Brainstem Encephalitis

    , or trunk dyskinesias) – loss of consciousness or autonomic dysfunction – Central hypoventilation; and – cerebellar ataxia or hemiparesis. • Only six patients (1%) had one[de.slideshare.net] Investigations One review of 62 patients found positive serum anti-GQ1b immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibody in 66%, and brain abnormality on MRI scan in 30% of patients. [ 4,[patient.info] In only 30% of cases is a MRI brain scan abnormal. Nerve conduction studies may show an axonal polyneuropathy.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome

    […] associated with myoclonus affecting the head, trunk, limbs and signs of cerebellar ataxia, especially the inability to stand and walk.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Consenting patients underwent MRI brain scanning and a blood draw. Sera were analyzed for the presence of antineuronal immunoreactivity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and limbs and cerebellar ataxia.[casereports.in]

  • Cerebellar Neoplasm

    […] syndrome: Before cancer: 63% After starting tumor treatment: 30% May begin with tumor relapse: 20% Ataxia: Trunk & Limb Severe Pancerebellar Trunk & Limb Dysarthria Oculomotor[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] These let doctors see inside the brain and identify any areas that look abnormal. Although both are painless, they do require children to be still.[kidshealth.org] May decrease after tumor resection Antigens Clinical features Onset Age: Mean 58 years; Range 26 to 85 years Progression: Subacute, Weeks Neoplasm: Temporal association of cerebellar[neuromuscular.wustl.edu]

  • Cerebellar Ataxia

    ataxia may include: Uncoordinated movements of the limbs or trunk Clumsiness with daily activities Difficulty walking Speech disturbances with slurred speech and changes[cookchildrens.org] CT scan or MRI of the brain and spinal cord may be required.[medicinenet.com] ataxia may cause: Uncoordinated movements of the limbs or trunk Clumsiness with daily activities Difficulty walking Speech disturbances with slurred speech and changes in[winchesterhospital.org]

  • Ataxia

    , head, or trunk.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] CT scan or MRI of the brain and spinal cord may be required.[medicinenet.com] […] gait ataxia (partly unable to walk without help) and limb ataxia (dysmetria of arms and/or legs, intention tremor).[doi.org]

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