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10,169 Possible Causes for Confusion, Generalized Slow Activity Grade 4, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

  • Alzheimer Disease

    The hippocampus is reduced by an average of 5 percent in normal pressure hydrocephalus- a brain disorder in which excess brain fluid leads to thinking and reasoning problems[immersive.healthcentral.com] We would like to discuss the confusing features of atypical AD that mimic other dementias.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pressure hydrocephalus ) Stroke Thyroid disease Vitamin deficiency CT or MRI of the brain may be done to look for other causes of dementia, such as a brain tumor or stroke[medlineplus.gov]

  • Dementia

    Pressure Hydrocephalus Vascular Dementia There are other conditions that can cause dementia or dementia-like symptoms including reactions to medications, metabolic problems[hopkinsmedicine.org] Treating conditions that can lead to confusion often greatly improve mental function.[medlineplus.gov] These may include viral infections such as HIV, Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease, chronic heavy alcohol intake, Huntington's disease, progressive supranuclear palsy and normal pressure[news-medical.net]

  • Hydrocephalus

    About normal pressure hydrocephalus Normal pressure hydrocephalus is a brain disorder in which excess cerebrospinal fluid accumulates in the brain’s ventricles, which are[alz.org] Eleven days post transfer, he became acutely confused and required external ventricular drain insertion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is actually a term that causes confusion as used in the above sense implies that communicating hydrocephalus does not have an obstruction to CSF flow / absorption; this[radiopaedia.org]

  • Stroke

    pressure hydrocephalus, Alzheimer’s disease, and other cognitive disorders.[henryford.com] The symptoms of a stroke include sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body; sudden confusion or trouble speaking or understanding speech; sudden trouble[ninds.nih.gov] It is frequently confused with peripheral nerve system (PNS) pathologies; misdiagnosis may delay identification of the etiology and treatment of stroke.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningoencephalitis

    ( Normal pressure ) - Idiopathic intracranial hypertension - Encephalopathy - Brain herniation - Cerebral edema - Reye's syndrome - Syringomyelia - Syringobulbia - Spinal[marefa.org] Radiologic findings of necrosis and liquefaction due to hemorrhagic meningoencephalitis may be confused with brain abcess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present a case involving an 85-year-old man with acute confusion and new onset seizure following a 1-week history of respiratory prodrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    Differential Diagnosis  Psychosis  Normal pressure hydrocephalus  Cerebrovascular accident  Chronic hypoxia  Closed-head injury  Hepatic encephalopathy  Postictal state[slideshare.net] Two patients had confusion, ataxia, or ocular changes and low serum thiamine levels, which resolved with parenteral thiamine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Wernicke's classic triad (confusion, ocular abnormalities, and ataxia) manifested in only 46.9% (23 of 49) of the patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Toxic Encephalopathy

    G91.0 Communicating hydrocephalus G91.1 Obstructive hydrocephalus G91.2 (Idiopathic) normal pressure hydrocephalus G91.3 Post-traumatic hydrocephalus, unspecified G91.4 Hydrocephalus[icd10data.com] These include patients with known diabetes who experience symptoms of confusion due to low blood sugar.[healthcare-online.org] , hallucinations, confusion, autonomic features); Seizures within 48 hours Wernicke's encephalopathy Triad: Opthalmoparesis (nystagmus), gait ataxia and confusion; Responds[quizlet.com]

  • Encephalitis

    ( Normal pressure ) - Idiopathic intracranial hypertension - Encephalopathy - Brain herniation - Cerebral edema - Reye's syndrome - Syringomyelia - Syringobulbia - Spinal[marefa.org] Changes in behavior such as confusion, sleepiness, and difficulty waking up may also occur.[web.archive.org] Other symptoms include: sudden fever, headache, vomiting, heightened sensitivity to light, stiff neck and back, confusion and impaired judgment, drowsiness, weak muscles,[ninds.nih.gov]

  • Hypoglycemia

    What you will feel is probably: shaky, a bit confused, a little uncoordinated, sweaty, some peoples eyes go funny.[web.archive.org] The definition of clinically significant hypoglycemia remains one of the most confused and contentious issues in contemporary neonatology.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Kalhan Abstract The definition of clinically significant hypoglycemia remains one of the most confused and contentious issues in contemporary neonatology.[doi.org]

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  • Hyponatremia

    Moderate - personality change, muscle cramps and weakness, confusion, ataxia. Severe - drowsiness.[patient.info] A 41 year old Jordanian gentleman known case of osteogenesis imperfecta presented with vomiting, decreased oral intake followed by confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cognitive impairment (eg, short-term memory loss, disorientation, confusion, depression). Focal or generalised seizures.[patient.info]

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