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257 Possible Causes for Dysarthria, Foot Drop, Urinary Incontinence

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    […] continued foot drop in 12 of the AFO patients.[] In many cases other cranial nerves may also be involved, with the possibilities of coexistent dysphagia and dysarthria.[] After 6 months, she came back with acute onset of weakness in lower limbs, back pain, fever and urinary incontinence.[]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    […] decreased bone mineral density osteoporosis relating to physical inactivity, vitamin D deficiency, immunomodulatory medication gait abnormalities muscle paralysis causing foot[] Articulation abilities were evaluated using the articulation subtest from the Fussi assessment (dysarthria scores).[] If nerve fibers to the bladder are affected, urinary incontinence may occur.[]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    Tingling sensation, weakness of the legs and Foot drop : The compression of the spinal cord may also lead to tingling sensation in the legs, weakness of the legs and foot[] The second patient was a 77-year-old man with dysarthria from waking up.[] This condition may lead to the following: Inability to hold in feces ( fecal incontinence ) or urine ( urinary incontinence ) Loss of muscle function or feeling Permanent[]

  • Spinal Epidural Hematoma

    Six weeks later, she was using a cane, and the left-sided foot drop had significantly improved. Figure 1 Sagittal T1 magnetic resonance imaging of L2–L4 hematoma.[] The patient complained of dysarthria and transient altered mentality at the onset of symptoms; therefore, we suspected an ischemic infarction of the brainstem and spinal cord[] In the emergency department he developed lower-extremity weakness and numbness, followed by urinary incontinence.[]

  • Hemiplegia

    Dysarthria: 2 Severe; patient speech is so slurred as to be unintelligible in the absence of or our of proportion to any dysphagia, or is mute/anarthric 11.[] GB-31 , GB-34 , GB-40 , LIV-3 , REN-3 , REN-4 , REN-6 , REN-12 , SP-6 , ST-25 , ST-36 For quadriplegia : GB-20 , LI-4 , LI-11 , LI-15 , SJ-3 , SJ-4 , SJ-5 For urinary incontinence[] For example, if your foot is weakened and you suffer from foot drop , the use of a supportive foot brace (or an ankle-foot orthotic) might be needed.[]

  • Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

    The most common central nervous system manifestations were transient and included dysarthria, ataxia, hemiparesis, and tetraparesis resembling periodic paralysis.[] incontinence.[] Gait abnormalities reported in childhood Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) include foot-drop, reduced ankle power at push-off and increased knee and hip flexion for swing[]

  • Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

    […] orthosis) can help foot drop (read more about the treatment of foot drop ) surgery may occasionally be needed to release tendons or shortened muscles Outlook The outlook[] It is characterized by progressive lower extremity spasticity and weakness, dysarthria, distal amyotrophy, developmental delay, short stature, and subtle skeletal abnormalities[] Some people also experience urinary problems; eg, incontinence or a sense of urgency even when the bladder is not full. [ 4 ] A study by Kanavin and Fjermestad found that[]

  • Ataxia

    A foot-drop will cause the patient lift that leg higher, and the gait disturbance is called a “steppage” gait.[] Patient 2 initially presented with an increased startle response and myoclonic jerks, and subsequently developed severe limb and gait ataxia, dysarthria, oculomotor disturbances[] ‘She then began to complain of decreased appetite, weight loss, urinary incontinence, and ataxia.’[]

  • Uremia

    Drop), Myoclonus.[] On physical examination, disorientation and dysarthria were observed. Hemodialysis was performed the same day.[] […] dependent micturition R39.198 Other difficulties with micturition R39.2 Extrarenal uremia R39.8 Other symptoms and signs involving the genitourinary system R39.81 Functional urinary[]

  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    Swallowing may also be affected, and foot drop is another common late symptom. Defects in the polyadenylate binding protein gene PABPN1 are the cause of OMD.[] Dysphagia and dysarthria occurred soon thereafter.[] At that time, the patient said that his lips began to "fall" ( sic ), along with possible episodes of urinary incontinence.[]

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