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704 Possible Causes for Confusion, Exotropia, Falling

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    A 58-year-old patient with a history of hypertension and smoking presented with a 1-month history of paroxysmal exotropia of the left eye and double vision.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Compared with neurologists, GPs considered "confusion" and "unexplained fall" more often compatible with TIA and "lower facial palsy" and "monocular blindness" less often[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They happen suddenly, and include Numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body Confusion or trouble speaking or understanding speech Trouble seeing in one or both[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malaria

    The Region continued to see its incidence rate fall, recording the largest decline globally, while all other WHO regions recorded either little progress or an increase in[searo.who.int] P knowlesi may be confused with either P falciparum or P malariae at different stages.[emedicine.com] Krudsood 2010 Ibuprofen 30 Time for the mean temperature to fall below 37.0 C 3 hours Placebo 30 Time for the mean temperature to fall below 37.0 C 20 hours This difference[doi.org]

  • Cataplexy

    For a time things were fine, but then we started noticing that I was having episodes of falling, especially when I would laugh or get upset.[globalgenes.org] Cataplexy is a strange neurologic condition, occasionally confused with epilepsy.[drhull.com] Cataplexy is also sometimes confused with epilepsy, where a series of flashes or other stimulus cause similar seizures.[pmsleeplabs.com]

  • Narcolepsy

    They may fall asleep while talking or eating, or during sporting events and social activities.[nhlbi.nih.gov] Initial manifestations can sometimes be as subtle as only partial drooping of eyelids leading to confusion with a myasthenic condition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The disorder is sometimes confused with insomnia due to its characteristic disturbed night-time sleep and with epilepsy because of unexplained sudden falls caused by cataplexy[stanfordhealthcare.org]

  • Generalized Clonic or Tonic-Clonic Seizures

    Thoracic hypoplasia Cerebellar atrophy Femoral bowing Delayed skeletal maturation Sleep apnea Tibial bowing Rhizomelia Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Wide anterior fontanel Exotropia[mendelian.co] The person loses consciousness and falls to the floor. The tongue or cheek may be bitten, so bloody saliva may come from the mouth.[epilepsynewengland.org] The person may fall over. The seizures is very brief. People who do not have epilepsy sometimes experience a sudden jerk of the body when they are falling asleep.[edmontonepilepsy.org]

  • Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

    Among these cases, seven patients had exotropia and three had esotropia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] All 3 types can produce a sudden fall, producing injuries (drop attacks, Sturzanfälle) or may be limited to the head falling on the chest (head drop, head nod, nictatio capitis[emedicine.medscape.com] Fear, inappropriate laughter, crying, unexpected screaming are all possible, and can be confused with emotional and psychiatric problems.[aleteia.org]

  • Brain Compression

    This misalignment can cause different types of strabismus, including: Esotropia (“cross-eyed”) Exotropia (“wall-eyed”) Hypertropia (one eye looks up) Hypotropia (one eye looks[aurorahealthcare.org] Between fall 2012 and spring 2015, 22 patients were included in the study.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of brain compression, which can show up immediately following a head injury or weeks later, include: headaches vomiting drowsiness dizziness confusion, progressive[kidshealth.org]

  • Strabismus

    Jeffrey Cooper & Rachel Cooper (no relation). 2001-2016 About Exotropia What is Exotropia?[strabismus.org] Depending on patient symptoms, institute catheterization if PVR urine volume exceeds 200 mL and continue until PVR falls below 200 mL.[botoxmedical.com] Visual Confusion. Strabismus in adults may also cause visual confusion, the perception of two different images superimposed onto the same space.[web.archive.org]

  • Varicella

    We describe a unique index case of a woman aged 26 years with a background of CVS who presented with a distal femur fracture following a fall onto her insensate, hypoplastic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The main presenting symptoms were itchy skin rash, fever, cough, sputum, breathlessness, throat pain, vomiting, abdominal pain, confusion and headache.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After one to two weeks, the crusting skin will fall off naturally. New spots can keep appearing in waves for three to five days after the rash begins.[web.archive.org]

  • Alternating Exotropia

    378.15 Alternating exotropia 378.16 Alternating exotropia with A pattern 378.17 Alternating exotropia with V pattern 378.18 Alternating exotropia with other noncomitancies[healthprovidersdata.com] Pardon my putting this is capital letters but YOU NEED TO UNDERSTAND A FALL WILL NEVER CAUSE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS.[medhelp.org] Now, I am a little relieved that surgery is off for now but am confused that there are different statements from different doctors.[littlefoureyes.com]

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