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861 Possible Causes for Diplopia, Hemiparesis

  • Meningitis

    The term hemiparesis (see PARESIS) refers to mild to moderate weakness involving one side of the body.[bioportfolio.com] ,et al, 2018 A 56-year-old woman with acute vertigo and diplopia Neurol 90:748-752, Sharma, R.[neudle.com] Four months later, he complained of headache, diplopia and severe hearing impairment in the left ear.[science.gov]

  • Brain Abscess

    The patient presented with right-sided homonymous hemianopsia and right hemiparesis. Emergent surgical drainage was performed and antibiotics were administered.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We describe the case of a 34-year-old male admitted to hospital with fever (38 C), headache, stiffness in the neck, diplopia and neurological impairment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] here brain abscesses caused by Nocardia beijingensis in a 59-year-old-Thai male with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection presenting with progressive right sided hemiparesis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Stroke

    SSEH presenting as a hemiparesis is less common and in such situations, it can be mistaken for a cerebrovascular accident (CVA).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He developed headache, nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, diplopia, dizziness, and ataxia following the procedure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the Wind chapter of Donguibogam, left hemiparesis due to stroke is called Tan, a sort of Hyeol-Byeong, and right hemiparesis due to stroke is called Tan, a sort of Gi-Byeong[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis

    She had hyperglycaemia with diabetic ketoacidosis and rapidly developed hemiparesis progressing to quadriparesis and died within 3 days of admission.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diplopia may be due to involvement of the extraocular nerves. Hyperglycemia is usually manifested as blurry vision, but not diplopia.[oatext.com] We describe the case of a 16-year-old male patient with juvenile onset diabetes mellitus who presented with fever, right-sided hemiparesis, and dysarthria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lupus Cerebritis

    The authors describe three young women with systemic lupus erythematosus and hemiparesis who had major cerebral artery stenosis or occlusion documened by angiography.[glosbe.com] The headaches and diplopia gradually subsided, whereas her blurred vision worsened progressively.[rheumatology.oxfordjournals.org] Five weeks prior to presentation, the patient started to experience headaches, diplopia and squint followed a week later by blurred vision.[rheumatology.oxfordjournals.org]

  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy

    A 32-year-old man presented with slight left hemiparesis. He was slightly confused, and his blood pressure was extremely high.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms may include increased irritability , vomiting , diplopia , seizures , twitching and myoclonus of the limbs.[en.wikipedia.org] Patients can present with hemiplegia, transient cortical blindness or hemiparesis. [1] Symptoms of ischemic heart disease Ischemic heart disease is an end organ complication[explainmedicine.com]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    An 81-year-old man, presenting with left hemiparesis, underwent craniotomy for right organized CSH after 2 burr-hole surgeries.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The symptoms gradually worsened, and on the day of presentation to an outside hospital emergency department, the patient complained of nausea, vomiting, and diplopia.[ajnr.org] […] present the case of a male patient diagnosed with stage IV prostate adenocarcinoma with bone metastasis, who is admitted for left hemisphere subdural hematoma with right hemiparesis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Leptomeningeal Metastasis

    The authors describe a 52-year-old man with a history of a subtotally resected right maxillary sinus ethesioneuro-epithelioma 2 years earlier who presented with a left hemiparesis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nine months after the allogeneic SCT, she presented with oculomotor and trochlear nerve palsy (diplopia, ptosis of the right upper eye lid, and dilated right pupil).[bloodjournal.org] Despite chemotherapy, the lesion increased in volume, which led to local pain and right hemiparesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Meningitis may be localized for a time to one hemisphere or the other, cause jacksonian convulsions, hemiparesis, or even hemianopia.[atsu.edu] Later symptoms may include hydrocephalus (accumulation of fluid in the brain cavity), paralysis of one side of the body (hemiparesis), hearing loss, or other neurological[rarediseases.org] Mortality 0.3 to 3.8 Adult (age 16 years) Focal neurologic deficits 37 to 50 Cardiorespiratory failure 29 to 38 Seizures 15 to 24 Mortality 14.8 to 21 Hearing loss 14 to 69 Hemiparesis[aafp.org]

  • Hemiplegic Migraine

    We encountered a patient with the overlapping disorders of migraine with aura, migraine-triggered seizures and recurrent transient hemiparesis caused by atypical hemiplegic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Searchable terms included basilar migraine, vertigo, dysarthria, diplopia, hemiplegia/hemiparesis, facial droop, weakness, confusion, altered consciousness, confusion, ataxia[n.neurology.org] Hemiplegic migraine is an unusual variant of migraine, characterised by a temporary hemiparesis or hemiplegia associated with headache.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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