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129 Possible Causes for Dizziness, Hiccup, Impaired Balance

  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

    Abstract As isolated symptoms, vertigo, dizziness and imbalance are not regarded by neurologists as reflections of transient ischemia in the vertebrobasilar circulation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Screening for vascular supply problems of the brain can assist in the clinician’s differential diagnosis and greatly benefit the dizzy and/or balance-impaired patient.[vestibular.org] Benin Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) Meniere’s disease Neuronitis or vestibular neuritis Labyrinthitis Dehiscence of the superior canal Cervical dizziness Perilymphatic[pcvmontreal.com]

  • Acoustic Neuroma

    According to these results, we support a non-conservative strategy associated with vestibular rehabilitation for patients with dizziness or vertigo.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Although acoustic neuromas mostly originate from the upper part of the balance nerve, vertigo and impaired balance rank only in third place as a symptom of an acoustic neuroma[acoustic-neuroma-brain-tumour.org] Other tests to diagnose the tumor and tell it apart from other causes of dizziness or vertigo include: Hearing test Test of equilibrium and balance ( electronystagmography[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Arteriovenous Malformation

    These symptoms include: • Difficulties with movement or coordination, including muscle weakness and even paralysis • Vertigo (dizziness) • Difficulties with speech and communication[vascularcures.org] […] tasks that require planning; dizziness (vertigo); visual disturbances (visual field impairment); double vision (diplopia); communication problems involving the use of or[neurosurgerydallas.com] CASE DESCRIPTION: A 21-year-old male patient presented with acute onset of dysphagia and persistent hiccups.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Stapedectomy

    Symptoms may include various degrees of hearing loss, tinnitus and dizziness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] -Couldn't hear anything except myself for 6 days after surgery (both ears were bad - otosclerosis), then came the burp/hiccup that changed my life forever.[healthboards.com] Vertigo — A feeling of dizziness together with a sensation of movement and a feeling of rotating in space. stapedectomy [ sta″pe-dek tah-me ] surgical removal of the stapes[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    CBM was generally well tolerated, although more patients on CBM than placebo reported dizziness, dry mouth, and somnolence.[neurology.org] Tai chi for physical function Impaired balance and mobility are two main symptoms of MS patients.[dx.doi.org] Proportion with hiccups Comparison 18.[dx.doi.org]

  • Pontine Glioma

    Six months later, he presented ataxia syndrome with lateropulsion, star gait, dysarthria, aphasia, vertigo, and altered mental state.[elsevier.es] balance hemiparesis Diagnosing Pontine Glioma with MRI and/or CT no biopsy necessary, imagings are very characteristic (localisation) distension of pons diffuse growth Therapy[hirntumorhilfe.org] Still, she continued to participate in her freshman classes, often turning in handwritten homework as use of a computer screen triggered agonizing headaches and vertigo.[acco.org]

  • Conversion Disorder

    But, stress and other mental health problems can cause many other physical symptoms such as: Chest pains Tiredness Dizziness Back pain Feeling sick (nauseated) The term psychosomatic[patient.info] Motor symptoms or deficits include impaired coordination or balance, paralysis or localized weakness, aphonia, difficulty swallowing or a sensation of a lump in the throat[ww3.haverford.edu] Other motor disturbances that are at times associated with conversion disorder are loss of speech (aphonia), coughing, nausea, vomiting, or hiccuping.[britannica.com]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    Dizziness, lightheadedness or actually fainting are other symptoms to look for.[heart.org] […] variability of heart rate. 54 Shift work is disruptive to circadian rhythm, impairs sleep quality, and affects work-life balance. 55 Insomnia, a complaint common among night[doi.org] Hiccups, a benign and self-limited condition, can become persistent or intractable with overlooked underlying etiology.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ischemic Stroke

    PATIENT CONCERNS: A 49-year-old male presented to the emergency department with complaints of vomiting and dizziness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 63-year-old man who is under HAIC treatment for HCC was introduced to the department of neurological surgery because of vertigo and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He required a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube for feeding and developed severe intractable hiccups which he rated 7/10 on the hiccup assessment instrument (HAI) on[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tabes Dorsalis

    Other symptoms that may occur include seizures, stroke, behavioral changes, headache, dizziness, and hearing impairment. 7 Typical neurological findings include loss of vibratory[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Problem List: Impaired sensation Weakness Hypotonicity Impaired coordination Impaired gait Impaired balance 9. Goals for Physiotherapy: 1.[slideshare.net] […] acuity, visual dimming, photophobia) - 17% Urinary symptoms (eg, bladder incontinence) - 17% Lightning pains [21] (larynx, abdomen, various organs) - 10% Headache - 10% Dizziness[emedicine.com]

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