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368 Possible Causes for Dizziness, Dysarthria, Myoclonic Jerking

  • Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

    Vertigo and dizziness are common neurological symptoms in general practice.[] During the patient's hospital course, his clinical condition deteriorated with myoclonic jerks, fevers and severe encephalopathy.[] We report a case of 59-year-old Asian woman with blurred vision, dysarthria, myoclonus, and rapidly progressive dementia.[]

  • Cerebellar Hemorrhage

    , and the usefulness of the head thrust test to differentiate between peripheral and central causes of dizziness.[] Herein, we report a 22-year-old female patient with sudden-onset myoclonic jerks, dystonic posture and mild ataxia in the right upper extremity.[] The first patient was treated conservatively and had mild residual dysarthria and gait ataxia 2 months after surgery.[]

  • Epilepsy

    Most common adverse reactions: The most common side effects in patients taking APTIOM include dizziness, sleepiness, nausea, headache, double vision, vomiting, feeling tired[] People with JME can have absence seizures, myoclonic (muscle-jerking) seizures, and generalized tonic-clonic seizures.[] He developed gait imbalance, intentional tremor and dysarthria.[]

  • Insulinoma

    He presented to our outpatient department with a two-week history of dizziness and morning cold sweats. A random serum glucose test revealed hypoglycaemia.[] Upon regaining consciousness he exhibited severe dysarthria and several interhemispheric disconnection signs such as intermanual conflict, left-hand dysgraphia, left hemispatial[] […] woman with medical history of migraine, depression, hypercholesterolemia, iron deficiency anemia, and peptic ulcer disease presented with complaints of frequent episodes of dizziness[]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Extreme fatigue, especially when the symptoms of shakiness, dizziness, or sweating are present, could be a warning sign of reactive hypoglycemia.[] In newborns, hypoglycemia can produce irritability, jitters, myoclonic jerks , cyanosis , respiratory distress, apneic episodes, sweating, hypothermia , somnolence, hypotonia[] Dizziness. Sudden hunger. Confusion. Pale skin. Numbness in mouth or tongue. Irritability, nervousness. Unsteadiness. Nightmares, bad dreams, restless sleep.[]

  • Cerebellar Disease

    […] cases should have urgent CT or MRI scan as surgical decompression is successful at the early stage. p Neoplastic Disorders Brainstem and cerebellar neoplasm can lead to dizziness[] jerks.[] These dysprosodic aspects of ataxic dysarthria are discussed in relation to cerebellar function in motor control.[]

  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy

    By the time he presented in the ED, his blood pressure was 209/125 mmHg with the resolution of his dizziness and he was admitted for hypertensive crisis.[] jerks, progressing to global dementia. hepatic encephalopathy a condition, usually occurring secondary to advanced liver disease, marked by disturbances of consciousness[] A 47-year-old man with poorly controlled hypertension presented with headaches, right-sided weakness and dysarthria.[]

  • Myoclonic-Astatic Epilepsy

    They may include: Sense of déjà vu Strange tastes and smells Feelings of fear, anxiety, or panic Nausea or feeling of stomach rising into throat Vertigo and dizziness Visual[] The involvement of these structures might predispose to the typical seizure semiology of myoclonic jerks observed in MAE.[] Other neurologic abnormalities such as ataxia , poor motor function, dysarthria , and poor language development may emerge (Doose 1992b).[]

  • Ataxia Telangiectasia

    , or dizziness Continued Causes of Ataxia Around 150,000 people in the U.S. deal with some form of ataxia.[] Our findings highlight the importance of recognizing dystonic-myoclonic jerks as one of the extrapyramidal signs of classic A-T.[] AT manifests as ataxia, apraxia, telangiectasia, and dysarthria. Common ophthalmologic findings in AT include fine conjunctival telangiectasia.[]

  • Cerebellar Ataxia

    Patient 1 presented with dizziness and acute yet mild limb and gait ataxia.[] CA typically manifests in form of vertigo and dizziness, an unsteady gait and problems upon controlling the movements of limbs and eyes.[] Cerebellar ataxia associated with glutamic acid decarboxylase autoantibodies (GAD-ab) is a rare and usually slow progressive disease with moderate to severe gait and limb ataxia, dysarthria[]

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