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89 Possible Causes for Decorticate Posture, Dementia

  • Metabolic Encephalopathy

    posturing. • Respiratory patterns, along with blood gas (acid-base balance) testing can narrow the differential diagnosis considerably.[medlink.com] The neurological disease complex associated with virus infection occurs in a large proportion of infected patients and is commonly referred to as HIV-1 associated dementia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Infection of the nervous system by HIV-1 commonly causes a broad range of cognitive, behavioral, and motor abnormalities called, in its most severe form, HIV-1-associated dementia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Schindler Disease, Type 1

    Macular cherry-red spots and a myoclonus with dementia: Co-existent neuraminidase and β -galactosidase deficiencies. Biochem. Biophys. Res.[link.springer.com] 3) Lysosomal membrane protein AR childhood slow intellect loss/psychosis/variable www.bdsra.org Kufs Disease (Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis Type 4) Unknown AR adulthood dementia[ntsad.org] […] retardation while others retain normal intelligence www.ulf.org Pelizaeus Merzbacher Disease Proteolipid protein X-linked infancy perhaps progressive cognitive impairment/dementia[ntsad.org]

  • Brain Stem Herniation

    Decorticate posturing (figure top) is recognized as bilateral flexion at the elbows and wrists, shoulder adduction and extension of the lower extremities occurring with lesions[casemed.case.edu] […] deficit, disorientation, language disturbance) or the development of a perceptual disturbance that is not better accounted for by a preexisting, established, or evolving dementia[books.google.com] Memory loss (and mother signs of dementia) are often present to some degree before the coma, but this can be either slow or relatively fast. 2.[virtualtrials.com]

  • Reye Syndrome

    […] and decerebrate posturing Seizures Flaccidity Fixed dilated pupils Respiratory arrest Focal neurologic findings usually are not present.[merckmanuals.com] […] of nervous system, not elsewhere classified 2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code Type 2 Excludes Reye's syndrome ( G93.7 ) Use Additional code to identify: dementia[icd10data.com] There is decorticate (flexor) posturing with intact pupillary light reflexes. . . . . .[hawaii.edu]

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Symptoms in severe traumatic brain injury include: Absent, diminished, or unbalanced pupil reaction Hemiparesis Decerebrate or decorticate posturing Bradypnea, apnea, or fixed[symptoma.com] KEYWORDS: Dementia; Lazaroids; Oxidative stress; Traumatic brain injury; Vitamin E; α-Tocopherol[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dementia is commonly seen as a problem of the elderly.[sciencedaily.com]

  • Meningitis

    […] or decerebrate posture.[nejm.org] […] damage that accumulates after the infection and inflammation of meningitis and encephalitis and can lead to potential complications including loss of cognitive function and dementia[web.archive.org] .; Parisi, J.E. 2011-01-01 Background: Behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) is a relatively well-defined clinical syndrome.[science.gov]

  • Encephalopathy

    posturing. • Respiratory patterns, along with blood gas (acid-base balance) testing can narrow the differential diagnosis considerably.[medlink.com] It is also associated with the development of dementia.[alz.org] posture Jang et al 8 F 65 Pcom Coiling SBP, 165 7 1 No 1 Confusion, headache, and loss of vision Giraldo et al 7 F 62 Acom Coiling MAP, 115 12 6 No 1 Confusion, headache,[stroke.ahajournals.org]

  • Kohlschütter-Tönz Syndrome

    […] vs decerebrate posturing--helpful in neuro.[pinterest.de] TY - JOUR T1 - Kohlschütter-Tönz syndrome: epilepsy, dementia, and amelogenesis imperfecta.[wwww.unboundmedicine.com] American Journal of Medical Genetics 46453-454 (1993) Kohlschtter-Tonz Syndrome: Epilepsy, Dementia, and Amelogenesis Imperfecta Joel Zlotogora, Anna Fuks, Zvi Borochowitz[docslide.net]

  • Diffuse Corticomeningeal Angiomatosis of Divry and Van Bogaert

    posturing late; Demyelination with white matter disease in internal capsule, external capsule, genu of corpus callosum, subcortical white matter, and posterior fossa; Brain[genome.jp] Dementia, progressive Progressive dementia [ more ] 0000726 Dysarthria Difficulty articulating speech 0001260 Emotional lability Emotional instability 0000712 Hemianopia[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Movement Disorders hypotonia - spasticity with decorticate and decerebrate posturing choreoathetosis 2.[web.peacelink.it]

  • Toxic Encephalopathy

    posturing. • Respiratory patterns, along with blood gas (acid-base balance) testing can narrow the differential diagnosis considerably.[medlink.com] , and alcoholic dementia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] What Is Dementia From Toxic Substances?[dementia.org]

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