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12 Possible Causes for Chorea, Disturbance of Coordination, Interictal Downbeat Nystagmus

  • Alcoholic Cerebellar Degeneration

    . ; EA2 with interictal nystagmus , is long-lasting (hours) associated with attacks of vertigo, diffuse weakness, slurred speech, dystonia, seizures, truncal and limb ataxia[neuroweb.us] This is a rare neurodegenerative disorder that causes difficulties with walking (ataxia), problems with speech, dementia, chorea (involuntary writhing type of movements) and[bcm.edu] […] ataxia of gait, and truncal instability, with generally preserved coordination of the upper extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adult-Onset Autosomal Recessive Cerebellar Ataxia

    . ; EA2 with interictal nystagmus , is long-lasting (hours) associated with attacks of vertigo, diffuse weakness, slurred speech, dystonia, seizures, truncal and limb ataxia[neuroweb.us] Examination may reveal very mild dysarthria, slowed, hypometric or totally absent saccades, supranuclear ophthalmoplegia, fasiculations in the face and tongue, dystonia and chorea[ataxia.uchicago.edu] The result is a lack of coordination and balance, or disturbance in their gait.[disabled-world.com]

  • Episodic Ataxia

    According to Baloh and others (1997), EA2 is characterized by a progressive ataxia with interictal rebound nystagmus evoked by gaze, as well as downbeating nystagmus.[dizziness-and-balance.com] In addition, pigmentary retinopathy, extrapyramidal movement disorders (parkinsonism, dyskinesias, dystonia, chorea), pyramidal signs, cortical symptoms (seizures, cognitive[emedicine.com] Ataxia is characterized by disturbances in the voluntary coordination of posture and movement.[healio.com]

  • Cerebellar Ataxia with Peripheral Neuropathy Type 2

    . ; EA2 with interictal nystagmus , is long-lasting (hours) associated with attacks of vertigo, diffuse weakness, slurred speech, dystonia, seizures, truncal and limb ataxia[neuroweb.us] AOA2 patients, cerebellar atrophy in 96%, occasional oculomotor apraxia in 51%, pyramidal signs in 20.5%, head tremor in 14%, dystonia in 13.5%, strabismus in 12.3% and chorea[lib.ugent.be] Cortical Ataxias  FRONTAL LOBE ATAXIA refers to disturbed coordination due to dysfunction of the contralateral frontal lobe; -Results from disease involving the frontopontocerebellar[slideshare.net]

  • Autosomal Recessive Spinocerebellar Ataxia 8

    According to Baloh and others (1997), EA2 is characterized by a progressive ataxia with interictal rebound nystagmus evoked by gaze, as well as downbeating nystagmus.[tchain.com] . • In some cases of SCAs- myoclonus or chorea may be superimpose on postural tremor. 10.[slideshare.net] The result is a lack of coordination and balance, or disturbance in their gait.[disabled-world.com]

  • Acute Cerebellar Ataxia

    . ; EA2 with interictal nystagmus , is long-lasting (hours) associated with attacks of vertigo, diffuse weakness, slurred speech, dystonia, seizures, truncal and limb ataxia[neuroweb.us] It is the sudden onset of a disturbance in coordination. The cerebellum is the part of the brain that plays an important role in balance and coordination.[cookchildrens.org] Hence clinical features include progressive cerebellar ataxia, or dementia with chorea, or prominent chorea and dystonia or progressive myoclonic epilepsy.[neuroweb.us]

  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 4

    Initial examination disclosed a central type of positional nystagmus (conjugate downbeat nystagmus that did not fatigue with repeated positioning).[jnnp.bmj.com] An Italian family with SCA2 has suffered mental deterioration, and families from Tunisia have suffered chorea and dystonia.[verywell.com] The result is a lack of coordination and balance, or disturbance in their gait.[disabled-world.com]

  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 6

    Initial examination disclosed a central type of positional nystagmus (conjugate downbeat nystagmus that did not fatigue with repeated positioning).[jnnp.bmj.com] An Italian family with SCA2 has suffered mental deterioration, and families from Tunisia have suffered chorea and dystonia.[verywell.com] The result is a lack of coordination and balance, or disturbance in their gait.[disabled-world.com]

  • Early-Onset Cerebellar Ataxia

    . ; EA2 with interictal nystagmus , is long-lasting (hours) associated with attacks of vertigo, diffuse weakness, slurred speech, dystonia, seizures, truncal and limb ataxia[neuroweb.us] SCA3 is similar to Huntington's chorea in that the onset is fairly late in life, there is no effective treatment and screening may produce much anxiety.[patient.info] The result is a lack of coordination and balance, or disturbance in their gait.[disabled-world.com]

  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia with Rigidity and Peripheral Neuropathy

    . ; EA2 with interictal nystagmus , is long-lasting (hours) associated with attacks of vertigo, diffuse weakness, slurred speech, dystonia, seizures, truncal and limb ataxia[neuroweb.us] Patients with non-Huntington disease chorea need to be evaluated for neuropathy and myopathy.[medcraveonline.com] Cortical Ataxias  FRONTAL LOBE ATAXIA refers to disturbed coordination due to dysfunction of the contralateral frontal lobe  Results from disease involving the frontopontocerebellar[slideshare.net]

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