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127 Possible Causes for Dementia, Echolalia

  • Dementia

    While in hospital, he had approximately 15 episodes of catatonia, involving rigidity, negativism, mutism except echolalia and perseveration, automatic obedience and utilisation[] Memory loss is a common symptom of dementia. However, memory loss by itself does not mean you have dementia.[] 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.,[]

  • 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.[] Management General principles General supportive care sharing some principles with dementia care - eg, understanding, and accepting help.[]

  • 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[]

  • Huntington's Disease

    […] an analysis of interaction in natural conversations between a woman with advanced Huntington's disease (HD), whose speech had been described as sometimes characterised by echolalia[] Dementias: Advances in Neurology . 38 Vol. New York, NY: Raven; 1983. Meiser B, Dunn S.[] Dementias: Advances in Neurology . New York, NY: Raven; 1983. 38 Vol: Meiser B, Dunn S.[]

  • 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.[] Echolalia was present. Diagnosis of frontal type dementia was made. A pseudo‐bulbar palsy developed with progressive dysarthria and dysphagia.[]

  • Catatonic Schizophrenia

    Others may imitate sounds ( echolalia ) or movements ( echopraxia ) of others. includes: Catatonic Type, Excited Catatonic Type, Withdrawn Old criteria for this diagnosis[] Exclusion criterion was a history of dementia or substance abuse.[] 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.[]

  • Catatonia

    The behavior can range from echolalia, automatism, or agitation.[] Catatonia occurring as part of clinical picture of dementia has been reported with almost all types of dementia, i.e., Alzheimer's dementia, [1] , [2] dementia of Lewy body[] Other abnormal behaviours include: posturing negativism echopraxia echolalia ambitendence mitgehen repeated movements Notes: related definitions catalepsy indefinitely prolonged[]

  • Tourette Syndrome

    Obsessive-compulsive behavior, attention-deficit disorder, and other psychiatric disorders may be associated; coprolalia and echolalia rarely occur; autosomal dominant inheritance[] Here is the essence of these changes: Personality Change Due to General Medical Condition is now allowed in a patient who has dementia, such as Alzheimer’s dementia.[] […] to be diagnosed along with dementia.[]

  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

    […] prodromal flu-like symptoms, followed by acute onset of psychiatric manifestations such as psychosis, delusions, hallucinations, anxiety, insomnia, repetitive behaviors, echolalia[] Influenza and schizophrenia: an analysis of post-influenza ‘dementia praecox,’ as of 1918, and five years later .[] Overactivity of NMDA receptors causing excitotoxicity is a proposed underlying mechanism for epilepsy, dementia, and stroke, whereas low activity produces symptoms of schizophrenia[]

  • Diffuse Cerebral Sclerosis of Schilder

    He presents language disturbances namely echolalia. Eye contact and visual acuity remains normal and bilateral grasping and sucking are present.[] The clinical course tends to be progressive and includes dementia, cortical blindness, cortical deafness, spastic hemiplegia, and pseudobulbar palsy.[] Signs and symptoms include dementia , cortical deafness and blindness , pseudobulbar palsy, and hemiplegia . (NCI Thesaurus) ALSO IN ENCYCLOPEDIA :[]

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