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109 Possible Causes for Cerebellar Gait Ataxia, Dry, Brittle Hair

  • Xeroderma Pigmentosum

    […] disturbances, ataxia, neuropathy, chorea, sensorineural hearing loss, cognitive decline, and cerebral and cerebellar atrophy. 6 , 7 , 10 Our observations support reports[] Symptoms of trichothiodystrophy (brittle hair with a tiger-tail banding pattern on polarized microscopy) or Cockayne syndrome (cachectic dwarfism, cataracts, pigmentary retinopathy[] Artificial tears for dry eyes. Oral isotretinoin may prevent new neoplasms.[]

  • Myxedema Coma

    Cerebellar ataxia may occur, especially in elderly people, and is associated with an unsteady gait and intention tremor.[] On examination, she had thin and brittle hair, loss of the lateral third of her eyebrows, macroglossia and doughy periorbital oedema ( figure 1 ).[] These are usually coupled with coarsened hair, deepened voice and dry, pale, and cool skin.[]

  • Neuropathy

    All patients have gait ataxia and the majority have lower limb ataxia.[] When the nerves aren’t functioning, those areas can’t get the lubrication they need, resulting in hair loss, dry skin, and ridged and brittle nails.[] Many similar risk factors have also been found in dry eye after LASIK and dry eye in general.[]

  • Oculodentodigital Dysplasia

    Ataxia is a cerebellar phenomenon that manifests as a lack of voluntary muscle coordination, typically observed as disturbances in the gait pattern.[] hair 0002299 Deeply set eye Deep set eye Deep-set eyes Sunken eye [ more ] 0000490 Epicanthus Eye folds Prominent eye folds [ more ] 0000286 Fine hair Fine hair shaft Fine[] The syndrome is characterized by abnormal facial features, central nervous system involvement, syndactyly and clinodactyly of fourth and fifth fingers, dry and lusterless[]

  • Paraparesis

    Research type Research Study Full title Gait analysis in cerebellar ataxia and hereditary spastic paraparesis IRAS ID 197883 Contact name Alisdair McNeill Contact email a.mcneill[] Her skin and hair were brittle and dry.[] […] vision or hearing problems movement disorders peripheral neuropathy, which can cause weakness, numbness, and pain, usually in the hands and feet ichthyosis, which results in dry[]

  • Adult-Onset Autosomal Recessive Cerebellar Ataxia

    Differentiation of imbalance due to frontal gait disorder and extra pyramidal disorders from cerebellar ataxia Features Frontal gait disorder Extrapyramidal Cerebellar ataxia[] 1 AMD, see age-related macular degeneration AMD, see Pompe disease amelogenesis imperfecta aminoacylase 1 deficiency aminoacylase 2 deficiency, see Canavan disease Amish brittle[] Dry skin, melanomas, pre-malignant lesions, other cancers. Ophthalmic and neurologic abnormalities.[]

  • Spastic Ataxia with Congenital Miosis

    ) Cerebellar ataxia, Cayman type is characterised by psychomotor retardation, hypotonia and cerebellar dysfunction ( nystagmus, ataxic gait, truncal ataxia, dysarthric speech[] In trichothiodystrophy (also called Tay’s syndrome), hair is dry, thin, and brittle. Polarization microscopy of affected hair reveals a typical tiger tail pattern.[] […] impairment, pupil expansion, accommodation loss, photophobia, cramps, Hot, dry skin.[]

  • Autosomal Recessive Spastic Ataxia with Leukoencephalopathy

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot : 76 Spastic ataxia 3, autosomal recessive: A neurologic disorder characterized by cerebellar ataxia, ataxic gait, spasticity, and hyperreflexia.[] 1 AMD, see age-related macular degeneration AMD, see Pompe disease amelogenesis imperfecta aminoacylase 1 deficiency aminoacylase 2 deficiency, see Canavan disease Amish brittle[] Assays have been validated for different starting materials including EDTA-blood, isolated DNA (no FFPE), saliva and dry blood spots (filter card) and all provide high-quality[]

  • Brandt Syndrome

    Table 1: Common signs and symptoms in lateral medullary syndrome: SIGN/SYMPTOM SERIES OF 5 PREVIOUS STUDIES (%) LARGEST REVIEW (%, N 130) STRUCTURES DISRUPTED ATAXIA 84 Gait[] Erythematous acral ( Figure 2 ) and perioral patches with desquamation ( Figure 3 ) were also present, as well as dry, brittle, sparse hair ( Figure 4 ).[] Individuals with acrodermatitis enteropathica may present with the following: Blistering of skin Dry skin Emotional lability Glossitis PustuleAlopecia (loss of hair from the[]

  • Disproportionate Short Stature - Ptosis - Valvular Heart Lesions

    Spinocerebellar ataxia type 10 (SCA10) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by cerebellar ataxia and seizures.[] […] findings such as sparse, curly, fine or thick, woolly, or brittle hair, and possible absent eyelashes and eyebrows; and the nails may be dystrophic or fast growing.[] The skin is dry and thicker than normal (hyperkeratosis).[]

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