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814 Possible Causes for Dementia, Dystonia, Jaundice

  • Niemann-Pick Disease Type C

    Abstract A three-month old Chinese male infant was a victim of neonatal hepatitis presenting with prolonged jaundice, poor body weight gain, progressive hepatosplenomegaly[] NPC could masquerade as a pure neuropsychiatric disorder such as dystonia or schizophrenia.[] Abstract A 39-year-old female presented to the Bryan Memory Disorders Clinic at Duke University with a 7-year history of an atypical progressive dementia, mildly impaired[]

  • Wilson Disease

    JAUNDICE is a common presentation of Wilson's disease and may precede the neurologic features by many years. 1 , 2 Infective hepatitis is often invoked as an explanation of[] The authors diagnosed acute focal dystonia induced by clomipramine.[] […] epilepsy better than spikes Gene replacement therapy in a model of Charcot-Marie-Tooth 4C neuropathy Cortical microstructure in the behavioural variant of frontotemporal dementia[]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    We report a case of infectious mononucleosis in a 72-year old jaundiced gentleman with ferritin level of 2438 that normalised on clinical improvement.[] […] cause mild peripheral neuropathy, encephalopathy, seizures, visual deficits, and coma; busulfan may cause seizures; and cyclosporine is associated with confusion, aphasia, dystonia[] De Jager , Uncovering the Role of the Methylome in Dementia and Neurodegeneration , Trends in Molecular Medicine , 22 , 8 , (687) , (2016) .[]

  • Sterol 27-Hydroxylase Deficiency

    […] diarrhea in childhood; a reduced ability to produce and release a digestive fluid called bile (cholestasis), which can lead to a yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes (jaundice[] Patients may experience extrapyramidal manifestations (dystonia and atypical parkinsonism), and peripheral neuropathy.[] Neonatal jaundice and diarrhea are common.[]

  • Niemann-Pick Disease

    Although neurodegeneration defines the disease's severity, in most patients it is preceded by hepatic complications such as cholestatic jaundice or hepatomegaly.[] Tetrabenazine therapy of dystonia, chorea, tics and other dyskinesias. Neurology 1988 ; 38 : 391 –4. Glazer WM , Morgenstern H, Doucette JT.[] The dementia symptoms include confusion, memory problems and difficulties in concentrating and learning.[]

  • Myxedema

    Infants with hypothyroid will present with jaundice, protruding tongue, frequent choking, puffy face, poor muscle tone, constipation, and excessive sleepiness.[] View/Print Table TABLE 2 Physical Findings in Myxedema Coma Altered mentation Alopecia Bladder dystonia and distension Cardiovascular Elevated diastolic blood pressure—early[] The Origin and Nature of the Emotions: Miscellaneous Papers For example, alterations in the efficiency of the cerebral link may yield neurasthenia, mania, dementia; of the[]

  • Acute Arsenic Poisoning

    Manifestations are suggestive of a general toxic state with alterations of consciousness, from confusion until delirium, crash, hematuria, jaundice and renal insufficiency[] Additional symptoms and physical findings include weakness, fatigue, confusion, hallucinations, odd or awkward manner of walking (gait), muscle spasms (dystonia), rigidity[] Non-specific features: Loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, jaundice, weight loss and anemia Specific features: Hyperkeratosis of palms and soles Rain drop pigmentation of[]

  • Parkinson-Dementia Syndrome

    Symptoms include: Difficulty moving limbs Enlarged spleen Enlarged liver Jaundice at, or shortly after, birth Slurred irregular speech Seizures The onset of the disease in[] PATIENT: A 71-year-old man with slowly progressive Parkinson-dementia syndrome.[] Key words dementia Parkinson’s disease Lewy body dementia cholinesterase inhibitor This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. References 1.[]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    We report an adolescent girl who presented with jaundice and weight loss for 6 months secondary to vitamin B 12 deficiency, leading to megaloblastic anaemia.[] Acute onset of cerebellar dysfunction and extrapyramidal manifestations like dystonia and chorea are rather uncommon in adults.[] A clinical diagnosis of dementia with delirium was made.[]

  • Hallervorden-Spatz Syndrome

    Signs and symptoms of liver disease include yellowing of the skin or the whites of the eye (jaundice), fatigue, loss of appetite, and abdominal swelling.[] Abstract Generalized dystonia is one of the most disabling movement disorders.[] Serial assessments of a 29-year-old woman showed progressive dementia.[]

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