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1,254 Possible Causes for Clumsiness, Paresthesia

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    The authors present the case of a 65-year-old woman who was admitted for paraparesis and paresthesias in the inferior limbs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with leg weakness show clumsy gait, tripping on uneven ground, and difficulty standing still, in stepping onto a curb, in going up or down stairs or on arising from[providence.net] My gait got clumsy and I was falling frequently. My feet felt like they were on fire, the pain was excruciating. Over time, I lost over 50 pounds.[globalgenes.org]

  • Cervical Myelopathy

    The patient's complaint was a one-year history of intermittent bilateral lower buttock paresthesias radiating to the bilateral posterior thighs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] At 1 year after onset, she developed bilateral weakness of the upper and lower extremities, clumsiness of the hands, and gait disturbance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] While non-neurological symptoms improved, she developed paresthesias in her hands and feet and progressive pain in her legs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common and sometimes challenging condition, which causes pain; paresthesia; tingling of the thumb, index and long fingers; and even thenar[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include numbness and/or tingling of the thumb and radial fingers, aching wrist, and clumsiness.[bestpractice.bmj.com] Tinel's sign is the induction of paresthesias by tapping over the site of the median nerve at the wrist.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Severe hypoglycemia eventually lead to glucose deprivation of the central nervous system resulting in hunger; sweating; paresthesia; impaired mental function; seizures; coma[icd9data.com] It can cause confusion, clumsiness, or fainting. Severe hypoglycemia can lead to seizures, coma, and even death. How can I prevent hypoglycemia?[massgeneral.org] […] discomfort Headache Abnormal thinking, impaired judgment Nonspecific dysphoria, moodiness, depression, crying, exaggerated concerns Feeling of numbness, pins and needles (paresthesia[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Spinal Stenosis

    Paresthesia (or paraesthesia ) is an abnormal dermal sensation (e.g., a tingling, pricking, chilling, burning, or numb sensation on the skin) with no apparent physical cause[en.wikipedia.org] Twelve months after surgery, the patient showed improvement in preoperative clumsiness and gait disturbance, and no recurrence of the clinical symptoms occurred.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A feeling of clumsiness and a lack of balance may also accompany this condition if the spinal cord is being compressed.[rothmaninstitute.com]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    Paresthesia may cause numbness, tingling, or a pinprick sensation.[americannursetoday.com] Initial right hand paraesthesias and clumsiness, together with MR findings of right C5-C6 and C6-C7 foraminal stenosis, misled the diagnostic investigation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] With "numb, clumsy hands," writing and related activities can become problematic.[physicaltherapy.about.com]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    ., paresthesia, peripheral neuropathy, spinal cord degeneration), Psychiatric symptoms (irritability, personality change, depression), Cardiovascular problems (e.g., myocardial[kidsnewtocanada.ca] A 38-year-old man, a strict vegetarian and a teacher by occupation, presented with acute onset clumsiness of both hands while performing fine movements.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Paresthesia (tingling sensation in hands, feet, limbs). Spinal cord/myelin sheath degeneration. Insomnia. Bowel/urinary incontinence.[globalhealingcenter.com]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy is a debilitating side effect of chemotherapy, which manifests as paresthesias, dysesthesias, and numbness in the hands and feet[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other peripheral neuropathy symptoms include: loss of balance, difficulty walking or frequent falls clumsiness difficulty picking up objects or buttoning your clothes facial[mdanderson.org] Patients present with pain, paresthesias, or weakness along a specific nerve distribution or experience generalized peripheral neuropathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myelopathy

    A 54-year-old man presented with subacute onset of lower extremity weakness, paresthesias, and gait dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] altered tonus, hyperreflexia and pathological reflexes, including Hoffmann's sign and inverted plantar reflex (positive Babinski sign) Lower motor neuron signs—weakness, clumsiness[en.wikipedia.org] A 53-year-old woman with paresthesia of both legs and an inability to hold a standing position presented to our hospital.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Narrow Cervical Spinal Canal

    Spurling maneuver may reproduce radicular pain and/or paresthesias, which may be relieved by asking the patient to elevate the affected arm overhead (ie, Bakody sign).[now.aapmr.org] When myelopathy, or spinal cord compression, creates problems, the symptoms and physical findings may include hand clumsiness, clumsiness of gait, numbness in the hands, jumpy[emoryhealthcare.org] It can also affect the nerves that control your balance, which can lead to clumsiness or a tendency to fall.[nnuh.nhs.uk]

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