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10 Possible Causes for Cortical Thinning, Focal Delta Activity, Vertigo

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Blast-Exposed Veterans With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Show Greater Frontal Cortical Thinning and Poorer Executive Functioning .[] Symptoms of a central source may include nausea with nonpositional vertigo and imbalance.[] Further observations on posterior ampullary nerve transection for positional vertigo. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 1978;87:300-305. ISI PUBMED 52. Hinoki M, Terayama K.[]

  • Meningioma

    The tumor presented as a dural-based mass with cortical buckling and a thin rim of trapped CSF.[] A 60-year-old immunocompetent woman, followed for more than 10 years for temporal meningioma causing vertigo and mixed hearing loss, presented with cervical lymphadenopathy[] Herein we report such a case of an 80-year-old man with history of multiple cancer who presented with ear pain, vertigo and hearing loss.[]

  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

    Stufflebeam , Current dipole orientation and distribution of epileptiform activity correlates with cortical thinning in left mesiotemporal epilepsy , NeuroImage , 52 , 4 ,[] Temporal lobe seizures are often accompanied by strange sensations, sweating, flushing, vertigo, epigastric sensations, taste, and hearing of sounds or melodies, nausea, hallucinations[] activity and temporal lobe-onset seizures.[]

  • Cerebellar Ataxia

    A, Axial T2 image shows cortical thinning and fissure enlargement in the vermis and cerebellar hemispheres.[] Author information 1 Department of Neurology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany. 2 German Center for Vertigo and Balance Disorders[] […] protein GFAP: glial fibrillary acidic protein GL: granular layer GluR: ionotropic glutamate receptors GluRδ2: glutamate receptor delta 2 GRAF1: GTPase regulator associated[]

  • Uncinate Seizure

    thinning, reduced white matter integrity, and other morphometric impairment in nl-TLE patients compared to TLE-MTS patients and healthy controls, Utilize resting-state fMRI[] Symptoms include vertigo, a tilting sensation, and vague dizziness.[] focal fast activity like our case.[]

  • Benign Familial Infantile Epilepsy Type 4

    […] atrophy, thin CC AD 50% SCN1A AD 13% PLCB1 AR 2 cases TBC1D24 AR 1 family West syndrome TSC1/2 Tuberous sclerosis AD 20% (where onset of spasms without other prior seizures[] The most important imitators of epileptic seizures are dizziness, vertigo, syncope, complicated migraine; and somewhat less frequently sleep disorders, transient cerebral[] With decreasing seizure frequency after 4 months of age, the EEG evolved into generalized slow delta activity and only occasional spikes (18 weeks); after 6 months of age[]

  • Moyamoya Disease

    […] of the corresponding cortical gyri.[] Frequent headache, vertigo/dizziness on standing, fatigue, difficulty with getting out of bed, and motion sickness were the top 5 symptoms, resulting in 57% of patients being[] They either had theta or delta slowing or evidence of epileptiform activity secondary to focal ischemia.[]

  • Pachygyria-Mental Retardation-Seizures

    When the bands are thin and clearly separated from the cortical ribbon, the ribbon itself may appear normal.[] […] characterized by caudal displacement of the cerebellar tonsils below the foramen magnum by 5 millimeters, presenting with hydrocephalus, lower cranial neuropathies, nystagmus, vertigo[] All three patients had continuous theta- delta focal slowing, mixed with spike and sharp transients in the regions of the MRI- detected anomaly.[]

  • Infantile Symmetrical Thalamic Degeneration

    […] plate of gray matter lying in the white matter between the insula and the basal ganglia that modulates cortical activity clay shoveler’s fracture typically stable fracture[] Nystagmus may be accompanied by vertigo, but this is usually due to an underlying vestibular imbalance rather than nystagmus.[] In milder cases, they included disorganization of the background activity and focal or generalized delta-theta waves ( Fig. 15.2 ).[]

  • Idiopathic Hemiconvulsion-Hemiplegia Syndrome

    Initially, the patient was assumed to have Todd’s paralysis, but when he failed to return to baseline, an MRI was performed on day 2 that showed thinned and truncated corpus[] Reference Hum Mutat 27(9): 914-920, 2006 (PubMed ID: 16865694 ) Variations Table Variations Details Title Migrainous vertigo: mutation analysis of the candidate genes CACNA1A[] Various ictal EEG changes have been reported; trains of focal rhythmic delta or theta activity associated with the presence of epileptic spikes.[]

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