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847 Possible Causes for Depression, Peripheral Motor Neuropathy, Personality Change

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    Those with acute forms of porphyria develop numbness, tingling, paralysis, cramping, vomiting, constipation, personality changes or mental disorders, and/or pain in the abdomen[medicinenet.com] Additional frequent symptoms are vomiting, hypertension, peripheral neuropathy, seizures, depression, delirium and coma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] motor neuropathy.[bestpractice.bmj.com]

  • Acute Hepatic Porphyria

    Acute hepatic porphyria can be triggered by pregnancy and usually presents with gastrointestinal symptoms and personality changes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Depression often accompanies the disease and is best dealt with by treating the offending symptoms and, if needed, the judicious use of anti-depressants.[house.wikia.com] During an attack, symptoms can include muscle numbness, tingling, paralysis, cramping, and personality or mental changes.[icd9data.com]

  • Mercury Poisoning

    changes marked by depression and a tendency to withdraw.[britannica.com] Abstract In a group of 465 patients diagnosed as having chronic mercury toxicity (CMT), 32.3% had severe fatigue, 88.8% had memory loss, and 27.5% had depression.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] swelling, vesiculation, scaling, irritation, urticaria, erythema and allergic contact dermatitis accompanied by pain), and peripheral and central nervous (CNS) systems (depression[orpha.net]

  • Hereditary Coproporphyria

    Other symptoms include: Muscle pain Muscle weakness or paralysis Numbness or tingling Pain in the arms or legs Pain in the back Personality changes Attacks can sometimes be[medlineplus.gov] In view of her significant mood fluctuations predominantly with depressed phases, lamotrigine was started and titrated up to 125 mg/day.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Peripheral neuropathies are predominantly motor neuropathies and can mimic Guillain-Barré syndrome.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Porphyria

    changes or mental disorders.[seattlecca.org] All patients had marked weakness with depressed reflexes, and showed varying degrees of confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute attacks occur mainly in adults and comprise severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, autonomic disturbance, central nervous system involvement and peripheral motor neuropathy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Variegate Porphyria

    Those with acute forms of porphyria develop numbness, tingling, paralysis, cramping, vomiting, constipation, personality changes or mental disorders, and/or pain in the abdomen[medicinenet.com] The excoriated vesicles were healed with depressed scars.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Respiratory paralysis 9-20 Preceded by progressive peripheral motor neuropathy and paresis.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Lyme Disease

    changes. 3, 16, 17 Cardiac involvement usually occurs within one to two months after infection (range of less than one week to seven months). 17 – 19 Lyme carditis is a less[web.archive.org] Of all the patients, 10% had preexisting depression. After infection, 97% of this group had depression.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] neuropathy and sometimes motor neuron disease, neuropsychiatric presentations, cardiac presentations (including electrical conduction delays and dilated cardiomyopathy),[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Psychosis

    Their personalities may change. They may become agitated or see things that are not there. Memory loss is a common symptom of dementia.[icd9data.com] , and compared to nonpsychotic depressions, present a similar course of improvement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common type is a symmetrical sensorimotor axonal peripheral neuropathy, but other types have also been described (asymmetrical neuropathy, pure motor neuropathy or[doi.org]

  • Alcohol Dementia

    Hallucinations Delusions Impaired memory Personality changes – ranging from depressed and withdrawn to excited and irritable.[healthhype.com] They point out that AIDS and its complications can mimic psychiatric syndromes, including depression and dementia, or delirium related to illnesses such as alcoholism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Heavy alcohol abuse damages the nerves in arms and legs (a condition called peripheral neuropathy) and the part of the brain that that controls coordination (the cerebellum[newenglandnightingales.com]

  • Diabetic Amyotrophy

    Write down key personal information, including any major stresses or recent life changes. Make a list of all medications, vitamins and supplements you're taking.[drugs.com] Staying out of the depression that plagues diabetics will improve every complication. If you are not depressed, nerve pain will be less damaging.[a-diabetic-life.com] These include: Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy Diabetic Proximal Neuropathy Diabetic Focal Neuropathy Diabetic Proximal Neuropathy is a motor[dovemed.com]

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