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582 Possible Causes for Dementia, Loss of Motor Skills

  • Rasmussen Syndrome

    From Wikidata Jump to navigation Jump to search a rare inflammatory neurological disease, characterized by frequent and severe seizures, loss of motor skills and speech, hemiparesis[wikidata.org] Rasmussen's encephalitis is a progressive childhood disease of unknown cause characterized by severe epilepsy, hemiplegia, dementia, and inflammation of the brain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 648-651 DOI: 10.1126/science.8036512 Abstract Rasmussen's encephalitis is a progressive childhood disease of unknown cause characterized by severe epilepsy, hemiplegia, dementia[doi.org]

  • Niemann-Pick Disease

    Niemann-Pick disease type A causes mental disability, loss of motor skills, and enlargement of the liver and spleen, among other symptoms.[jscreen.org] When it appears in adulthood it can produce psychosis and dementia.[cedars-sinai.edu] There is almost no brain and nervous system involvement, such as loss of motor skills. Some children may have repeated respiratory infections.[medlineplus.gov]

  • Tay-Sachs Disease

    Symptoms may include any of the following: Deafness Decreased eye contact, blindness Decreased muscle tone (loss of muscle strength), loss of motor skills, paralysis Slow[nlm.nih.gov] Patient declines to dementia with seizures, with death by age 16 years.[patient.info] […] of motor skills beginning at 3- to 6-months of age and progresses to blindness, seizures, total incapacitation, and eventual death by 4 years of age.[ltd.aruplab.com]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    skills, or slurred speech.[cdc.gov] The concept of "structural plasticity" has emerged as a potential mechanism in neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases such as drug abuse, depression, and dementia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] NUTRITIONAL – of course, can lead to Thiamine deficiency -- Wernicke/Korsakoff -- Dry and Wet Beriberi, Niacin deficiency -- Pellagra (diarrhea, dementia, dermatitis), Folate[errolozdalga.com]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    However, as MCI progresses to Alzheimer disease, memory loss becomes more severe, and language, perceptual, and motor skills deteriorate.[britannica.com] […] to developing dementia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Article First Online: 26 April 2007 Abstract The incidence and prevalence of dementia are increasing. Dementia is a major cause of disability.[oadoi.org]

  • Alcohol Dementia

    These include poor judgment, loss of balance and motor skills, reduced reaction time, and slurred speech.[pedagogyeducation.com] All about dementia types of dementia risk factors for dementia causes of dementia symptoms of dementia diagnosis of dementia dementia treatments long term dementia care alcohol-related[neurology.health-cares.net] On the one hand, it certainly fits the criteria of memory loss, the lack of fine motor skills and the inability to learn and retain new information.[caregiverrelief.com]

  • Niemann-Pick Disease Type C

    Symptoms Enlarged spleen and liver, prolonged jaundice, progressive loss of motor skills, difficultly walking, slurred speech, swallowing problems, seizures and dementia.[dailymail.co.uk] 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 vertical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There is almost no brain and nervous system involvement, such as loss of motor skills. Some children may have repeated respiratory infections.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Parkinson's Disease Type 3

    While the loss of motor skills and stability can be explicitly explained in other cases, doctors often don’t know why the disease came to fruition.[aging.com] […] or Lewy body dementia.[alz.org] Dementia is the broad term used to describe a number of different conditions affecting the brain, including Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, frontotemporal dementia[alzheimers.org.uk]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    Vertigo Dizziness Sleep disturbances Loss of fine motor skills Loss of memory Trouble in eating and swallowing food Cognitive impairment Weakness Cutaneous itching Diagnosis[symptoma.com] […] 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[ninds.nih.gov] Pittock, Autoimmune dementias, Non‐Alzheimer's and Atypical Dementia, (123-133), (2016). Nese Sinmaz, Tina Nguyen, Fiona Tea, Russell C.[doi.org]

  • Vascular Dementia

    […] and analyzing thoughts, actions, and situations Loss of motor skills (such as difficulty walking) Depression How Is Vascular Dementia Diagnosed?[universityhealthnews.com] Vascular dementia (VaD) is the second most common cause of dementia and its prevalence increases after the sixth decade of life.[symptoma.com] Those symptoms include confusion; memory loss; struggles with word recall, or aphasia; difficulty paying attention, or following a conversation; impaired motor skills, and[lcbseniorliving.com]

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