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257 Possible Causes for Dementia, Echolalia

  • Frontal Lobe Neoplasm

    Pharmacological The therapies used in Alzheimer's dementia are not of use.[] When severe, this may be misdiagnosed as dementia. A worker is sitting in a delivery bay.[] Location - Parafalcine (arising the meningeal layer between the hemispheres of the brain) Common Symptoms - Seizures, lower extremity weakness, headache, personality changes, dementia[]

  • Catatonia

    The behavior can range from echolalia, automatism, or agitation.[] Information on efficacy and safety of electroconvulsive therapy in patients with dementia is sparse.[] He improved rapidly on levetiracetam and lorazepam, was discharged and received a diagnosis of dementia by his community mental health team shortly afterwards, based on chronic[]

  • Ganser Syndrome

    Symptomns include a clouding of consciousness, somatic conversion symptoms, confusion, stress, loss of personal identity, echolalia, and echopraxia.[] Is the hysterical pseudo-dementia described by Wernicke (1906) identical with or distinct from the Ganser syndrome?[] Echolalia. Echopraxia. Confusion. Precipitating stress. Loss of personal identity. There is no typical finding on examination.[]

  • Catatonic Schizophrenia

    Echolalia and echopraxia also are seen in Tourette’s Syndrome. How Is It Diagnosed? The general criteria for a diagnosis of schizophrenia must be satisfied.[] Exclusion criterion was a history of dementia or substance abuse.[] In the fifth edition of his textbook in 1896, Kraepelin described catatonia as one of the “metabolic disorders leading to dementia,” alongside dementia praecox and dementia[]

  • Pick Disease of The Brain

    […] mutism) Decreased capacity for reading and writing Difficulty retrieving words Trouble with speaking or understanding language (aphasia) Repeating anything spoken to them (echolalia[] […] group of neurodegenerative diseases with symptoms involving frontal and temporal lobe dysfunctions; Pick’s disease is more recently referred to as a form of frontotemporal dementia[] Cannot speak (mutism) Decreased ability to read or write Difficulty finding a word Difficulty speaking or understanding speech (aphasia) Repeating anything spoken to them (echolalia[]

  • Malignant Catatonia

    , excessive motor activity (that is apparently purposeless and not influenced by external stimuli), extreme negativism or mutism, peculiarities of voluntary movement, or echolalia[] Dementia Praecox and Paraphrenia. RM, Barclay, trans. Edinburgh : E.&S. Livingstone ; 1919 : 132. 4. Blueler, E. Dementia Praecox or the Group of Schizophrenias.[] She exhibits muscular rigidity, posturing, echolalia, and echopraxia.[]

  • Schizophrenia

    […] movement as evidenced by posturing (voluntary assumption of inappropriate or bizarre postures) (5) stereotyped movements, prominent mannerisms, or prominent grimacing (6) echolalia[] Bleuler E: Die Prognose der Dementia praecox (Schizophreniegruppe).[] Apathy and confusion; delusions and hallucinations; rambling or stylized patterns of speech, such as evasiveness, incoherence, and echolalia; withdrawn, regressive, and bizarre[]

  • Vascular Dementia

    Perseverative and stereotyped behavior Utilization behavior Speech and language Altered speech output Aspontaneity and economy of speech Pressure of speech Stereotypy of speech Echolalia[] Vascular dementia (VaD) is the second most common cause of dementia and its prevalence increases after the sixth decade of life.[] dementia.[]

  • Dementia

    While in hospital, he had approximately 15 episodes of catatonia, involving rigidity, negativism, mutism except echolalia and perseveration, automatic obedience and utilisation[] […] as a public health priority; increasing awareness of dementia and establishing dementia-friendly initiatives; reducing the risk of dementia; diagnosis, treatment and care[] In contrast, simpler verbal stereotypes/perseveration or stimulus bound behavior, such as echolalia, seem to be equally common across the three groups ( Nyatsanza et al.,[]

  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

    […] confirmatory manifestations include poor or absent response to levodopa, axial dystonia with cervical hyperextension, dysarthria and dysphagia, apraxias of eyelid opening, echolalia[] However, the subcortical dementias can be clearly distinguished clinically from cortical dementias, other than frontal dementias.[] Dysarthria is the most common, but dysprosody, aphonia, stuttering, palilalia, and echolalia, as well as abnormal loquacity have also been described. 52, 53 To date, there[]

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