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905 Possible Causes for Dementia, Flexion Contracture

  • Alzheimer Disease

    […] to developing dementia.[] Further research is needed to establish the longitudinal sensitivity of the Dementia Severity Scale to the progression of dementia.[] Overall, 127 new dementia cases were identified.[]

  • Parkinson's Disease Type 3

    PD3 may be associated with dementia, and dementia has been observed in affected families in the absence of parkinsonism.[] Considering the facts that PD3 may be associated with dementia and that familial clustering has been observed for both entities in affected families, it becomes tempting to[]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    […] disease dementia (PDD), together known as the Lewy body dementias.[] Spectrum of Lewy body dementias: relationship of Parkinson’s disease dementia to dementia with Lewy bodies . In: Emre, M , ed.[] […] with Lewy bodies (DLB) and Parkinson disease dementia (PDD), together known as the Lewy body dementias.[]

  • Stroke

    Stroke is a strong, independent, and potentially modifiable risk factor for all-cause dementia.[] Examples of activities include repositioning at least every 2 hr, maintaining correct body alignment, supporting joints to prevent flexion and rotation contractures, and providing[] — Pre-eclampsia is associated with an increased risk of later dementia, particularly vascular dementia, caused by reduced blood supply to the brain due to diseased blood[]

  • Wilson Disease

    (degenerative (primary)) (old age) (persisting) F03.90 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F03.90 Unspecified dementia without behavioral disturbance 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific[] Late manifestations (now rare because of earlier diagnosis and treatment) include dystonia, spasticity, grand mal seizures, rigidity, and flexion contractures.[] contractures Psychiatric features (10-20% of patients) include the following: Emotional lability Impulsiveness Disinhibition Self-injurious behavior Psychiatric abnormalities[]

  • Cerebral Cortical Atrophy

    The findings suggested that chronic abusers of approximately 60 years of age or less may have a normal EEG despite the presence of cerebral cortical atrophy or dementia.[] contracture Strabismus Joint stiffness Developmental regression Tetraparesis Status epilepticus Congenital onset Renal hypoplasia Hyperammonemia Fasciculations Irritability[] Alzheimer's & Dementia , 4 , 38 – 48 . doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2007.08.006 . Hong , C. H. et al. ( 2013 ).[]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    Pittock , Autoimmune dementias , Non‐Alzheimer's and Atypical Dementia , (123-133) , (2016) . Nese Sinmaz, Tina Nguyen, Fiona Tea, Russell C.[] contracture of the hands.[] […] may include difficulty in walking or swallowing, loss of muscle tone, loss of fine motor coordination, slurred speech, memory loss, vision problems, sleep disturbances, dementia[]

  • Joint Contracture

    Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis) Severe cognitive decline (dementia) leading to inactivity Birth defects caused by disease or anoxia (lack of oxygen) during birth[] Abstract Various splints are available for the correction of proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint flexion contracture in patients with hand injuries.[] Examples of medical problems that may lead to contractures are: Stroke Multiple sclerosis Dementia Cerebral palsy Head injury, especially with coma Hip fracture What are the[]

  • Sedentary Lifestyle

    BACKGROUND: Smoking, sedentary lifestyle and obesity are risk factors for mortality and dementia.[] Increases your odds of dementia People not genetically predisposed to developing dementia nevertheless see their risk of being diagnosed with the disease increase sharply[] Older people who engage in regular bouts of exercise may be able to cut their risk of dementia by 50%. Many studies show similar results.[]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Other manifestations of adrenoleukodystropy begin in infancy or childhood with weakness and spasticity and the disorder progresses rapidly to dementia, blindness and quadriparesis[] Abstract Patients with acute adrenal insufficiency may have musculoskeletal symptoms including flexion contractures, myopathy and hyperkalaemic neuromyopathy.[]

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