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1,631 Possible Causes for Difficulty Walking, Nystagmus

  • Acute Cerebellar Ataxia

    walking Speech disturbances with slurred speech and changes in tone, pitch, and volume Visual complaints Abnormal eye movements Headache Nausea and vomiting Lightheadedness[cookchildrens.org] A 54-year-old woman with adenocarcinoma of the lung and lymph node metastasis experienced nystagmus and cerebellar ataxia 2 weeks after initiating nivolumab therapy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms associated with acute cerebellar ataxia include: Coordination impairment in arms, legs and torso Unsteady gait Difficulty walking, frequent stumbling Nystagmus (repetitive[topclassactions.com]

  • Meningitis

    “Children in this age group get a fever, a stiff neck, and may have difficulty walking or reaching for their toys,” says Dr. Pellett Madan.[health.com] She had nystagmus, scanning speech, bilateral papilloedema and ataxia. Cranial imaging showed a 10 mm tonsillar herniation. Posterior fossa decompression was done.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] speaking, swallowing, or walking Confusion or excessive sleepiness What Is the Treatment for Meningitis in Adults?[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Dandy-Walker Syndrome

    However, many individuals will still continue to have difficulty walking and have poor balance. Another treatment is to give medication to reduce seizures.[medfriendly.com] Clinical features include occipital bossing, progressive head enlargement, bulging of anterior fontanelle, papilledema, ataxia, gait disturbances, nystagmus, and intellectual[mesh.kib.ki.se] The bulk of clinical signs will be noted in the central nervous system with significant signs of cerebellar dysfunction, such as ataxia and nystagmus.[symptoma.com]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    , impaired thinking or perception and difficulty walking (gait disorders).[uwmedicine.org] Upbeat nystagmus was observed in all MS patients with trigeminal REZ lesions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Difficulty walking can lead to injuries due to falling.[healthline.com]

  • Ataxia Telangiectasia

    Most patients begin to have difficulty walking at the end of the first year of life and are wheelchair bound by the teenage years.[esid.org] Abnormal ocular movements were seen in 13/15 (saccadic intrusion in 8 and nystagmus in 5).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Affected children typically develop difficulty walking, problems with balance and hand coordination, involuntary jerking movements (chorea), muscle twitches (myoclonus), and[ghr.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Friedreich Ataxia

    Specific symptoms include Difficulty walking Muscle weakness Speech problems Involuntary eye movements Scoliosis (curving of the spine to one side) Heart palpitations, from[medlineplus.gov] The clinical picture consisted of progressive spastic gait, truncal and limb ataxia, dysarthria, nystagmus, hyperreflexia with knee and ankle clonus and extensor plantar response[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Difficulty walking The legs can be affected in different ways by Friedreich’s ataxia, including muscle weakness, weak or lack of leg reflexes, poor coordination and balance[friedreichsataxianews.com]

  • Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis

    ., neuropathic pain, alternation sensation [sensitivity to pain and temperature], numbness and tingling, muscle weakness, impaired balance, difficulty walking) Autonomic dysfunction[invitae.com] […] rare TTR variants that cause CNS disease develop a wide range of abnormalities observed upon mental status and neurologic examination. [ 3 ] Objective findings may include nystagmus[emedicine.medscape.com] […] deposition sometimes precedes other clinical manifestations by as long as 20 years Patients with rare TTR variants that cause CNS disease may present with the following features: Nystagmus[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Refsum Disease

    She also had increasing difficulty with walking, along with increased nystagmus. F ig 1.[ajnr.org] IRD patients present with multiple clinical manifestations, including: retinitis pigmentosa; nystagmus; sensorineural hearing loss; mental and developmental delays; neuromotor[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms may include rapid, jerky eye movements (nystagmus), floppy muscle tone (hypotonia) and lack of muscle coordination (ataxia), mental and growth retardation,[sharecare.com]

  • Cerebellar Disease

    Contact your healthcare provider for a physical exam if you have an unsteady gait, difficulty walking or talking, or problems with coordination.[healthgrades.com] Three abnormalities of eye movement in man are described which are indicative of cerebellar system disorder, namely, centripetally beating nystagmus, failure to maintain lateral[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The first indication generally is difficulty walking (gait ataxia). The condition typically progresses to the arms and trunk.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Ataxic Cerebral Palsy

    It usually presents itself as lack of control in the arms and legs and difficulty walking.[hiehelpcenter.org] The most common facial ataxic symptoms are jerky speech patterns and abnormal eye movements called nystagmus.[redbridgeserc.org] They may have difficulty walking and performing fine motor functions, such as grasping objects and writing.[healthline.com]

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