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27 Possible Causes for Cerebellar Stroke, Nystagmus, Positive Romberg Sign

  • Cerebellar Ataxia - Neuropathy - Vestibular Areflexia Syndrome

    Vestibular function testing showed severely reduced horizontal nystagmus in response to bithermal caloric stimulation.[] All patients showed gait and limb ataxia, positive Romberg sign, cerebellar dysarthria, gaze-evoked nystagmus, absent deep tendon reflexes, and impaired vibratory sensation[] Individual chapters address benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, vestibular migraine, vestibular neuritis, stroke, and Ménière's disease.[]

  • Ataxia

    Walking and disability after rehabilitation in patients with cerebellar stroke . Minerva Med 2005 ; 96: 373 - 78 .[] Jittery eye movements - nystagmus . Sensory (Proprioceptive) Ataxia This results from dysfunction to position sensing (proprioceptive) nerve inputs.[] Tremor Head or Hand: SCA 8, 12, 15-16, 19, 27 Palatal: SCA 20 Normal lifespan: SCA 6, 11 Eye 60 Slow saccades Early/prominent: SCA 2, 7 Late: SCA 1, 3, 28 Very rarely: SCA 6 Nystagmus[]

  • Autosomal Dominant Sensory Ataxia

    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. "NINDS Ataxias and Cerebellar/Spinocerebellar Degeneration Information Page." (February 11, 2004).[] So, disorders affecting one hemisphere 1. ipsilateral hemiataxia, 2.hypotonia, 3. nystagmus, 4. dysarthria - loss of facilitatory movement of the neocerebellum upon the stretch[] A loss of balance upon eye closure is a positive Romberg sign and is interpreted as indicating a deficit in proprioception.[]

  • Sensory Ataxic Neuropathy - Dysarthria - Ophthalmoparesis Syndrome

    […] episodes, stroke, headache, cerebellar signs, movement disorder, seizure or transverse syndrome, ocular abnormalities including visual impairment or double vision, ontological[] […] or Hand: SCA 8 , 12 , 15-16 , 19 , 27 Palatal: SCA 20 Normal lifespan: SCA 6 , 11 Eye 60 Slow saccades Early/prominent: SCA 2 , 7 Late: SCA 1 , 3 , 28 Very rarely: SCA 6 Nystagmus[] Romberg sign * Depression * Dysphagia * Nystagmus * Reduced position sense * Mild cognitive impairment * Reduced vibration sense * Balance problems * Frequent falls * Muscle[]

  • Vestibular Neuronitis

    Abstract We evaluated the vestibular functions, especially for positional nystagmus and caloric nystagmus, in 43 cases of vestibular neuronitis for long periods after its[] Babinski-Weil test, Romberg sign, and Unterberger test 12 were used for the evaluation of postural balance and gait.[] In evaluating a patient with an acute vestibular syndrome, it is important not to miss a central cause, such as a brainstem or cerebellar stroke or hemorrhage, which could[]

  • Labyrinthitis

    Nystagmus type: Nystagmus is spontaneous. It is usually fine horizontal but may be mixed horizontal-torsional.[] Additional signs of vestibular neuritis include a positive Romberg's sign (i.e. when the eyes are closed the patient falls towards the affected ear) and a positive head‐thrust[] Newman-Toker DE, Kattah JC, Alvernia JE, et al.: Normal head impulse test differentiates acute cerebellar strokes from vestibular neuritis .[]

  • Diffuse Serous Labyrinthitis

    Sudden deafness and anterior inferior cerebellar artery infarction. Stroke 2002;33:2807-2812. 2. Lee H. Neuro-otological aspects of cerebellar stroke syndrome.[] Edit this paragraph signs and symptoms, vertigo, nystagmus, nausea, vomiting, nystagmus horizontal rotation, the the nystagmus direction toward the sick side, toward the healthy[] Positive Romberg's sign.[]

  • Labyrinthine Concussion

    Acute vertigo caused by a cerebellar or brainstem stroke is treated with vestibular suppressant medication and minimal head movement for the first day.[] Slight nystagmus on fistula test is indicative of oval or round window fistulae while strong nystagmus can indicate superior semicircular canal dehiscence.[] A specialist examination for dizziness was performed with past pointing, Romberg sign, gait ataxia and moving platform posturogra-phy, helpful to quantify balance deficits[]

  • Ataxia Telangiectasia

    KEYWORDS: ATM gene; Ataxia-Telangiectasia; Ischemic stroke; Low-grade cerebellar astrocytoma[] Abnormal ocular movements were seen in 13/15 (saccadic intrusion in 8 and nystagmus in 5).[] In addition, the spinal signs involving posterior and lateral columns along the positive Romberg's sign (inability to maintain balance when the eyes are shut and feet are[]

  • Autosomal Recessive Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia

    Occasionally neurological abnormalities may be associated including cerebral ataxia or pendular nystagmus.[] : Large lactate peaks within the stroke-like lesions (MELAS) Diagnostic Procedures/Other • Skeletal muscle biopsy – The gold standard test for diagnosis – Staining with Gomori[] In rare cases, abnormal clouding of the front portion of the eyeball (cornea) may also contribute to nystagmus and decreased visual acuity.[]

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