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899 Possible Causes for Dysphasia, Falling

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Acute alcohol intoxication from ethanol is recognized as a major contributor to accidental falls requiring medical care.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Among women, the factors associated with a BAC 0.08 g/dl were younger age, being American Indian/Alaska Native, and using a firearm, hanging/suffocation or falling as method[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The third patient (male, 55 years old) consumed 10 units of alcohol before falling asleep. Three hours later, his relatives tried to wake him up.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Features significantly associated with reduced survival at diagnosis were increased severity of cognitive impairment, decreased functional level, history of falls, physical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sheffield Test for Acquired Language Disorders (STALD) [ 32 ]: Developed as a nonspecialist clinical aid to help identify dysphasia.[dx.doi.org] Language In the Ballard The DART‐AD Trial for the STALD, assessing dysphasia, there was no significant difference between the continue treatment and placebo groups. 3.[doi.org]

  • Stroke

    Fitness training may also have adverse effects – for example muscle injuries, falls or heart problems.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Thrombolysis treatment resulted in excellent improvement of both his dysphasia and weakness from the left cerebral ischaemic stroke and reperfusion of the ischaemic bowel,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ., face drooping, hemiparesis/hemiplegia, inability to lift ipsilateral arm or abnormal gait Contralateral sensory loss Contralateral homonymous hemianopia Dysphasia Dysphagia[symptoma.com]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    Compared with neurologists, GPs considered "confusion" and "unexplained fall" more often compatible with TIA and "lower facial palsy" and "monocular blindness" less often[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] components of the risk scores were associated with positive DWI, including symptom duration or 60 minutes (13 studies, odds ratio [OR], 1.50; 95% CI, 1.16 to 1.96; P 0.004), dysphasia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] restore function and strength Stride improvement exercises to help increase your walking ability High level balance exercises in a supportive environment to decrease risk of falling[alterg.com]

  • Dementia

    If pain is a falls risk factor, this represents a potentially important point of intervention for falls prevention.[doi.org] Language In the Ballard The DART‐AD Trial for the STALD, assessing dysphasia, there was no significant difference between the continue treatment and placebo groups. 3.[doi.org] Blood and urine mercury levels and NSE were falling. Memory function had improved qualitatively and quantitatively. 2016 BMJ Publishing Group Ltd.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    Somewhere between 2 percent to 5 percent of all MS cases fall into the pediatric category, affecting anywhere from 8,000 to 20,000 children.[sharecare.com] If this happens I informed this patient he may fall outside of the licensed indication, for example his PPMS may not be active enough.[multiple-sclerosis-research.blogspot.com] First, 85 percent of individuals diagnosed with MS begin with the RRMS form, and after many years, RRMS usually advances to SPMS – so clearly the vast majority of patients fall[mymsaa.org]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    […] infectious factors recent research suggests a T-cell mediated autoimmune mechanism Associated conditions orthopaedic increased fracture risk relating to increased risk of falling[orthobullets.com] BRAVO results were presented last fall at the 5th Joint Triennial Congress of the European and American Committees for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS[medscape.com] […] depression, mood disorders central nervous system optic neuritis, diplopia, nystagmus ENT dysarthria, dysphagia MSK weakness, loss of balance and coordination, spasms, ataxia, falls[orthobullets.com]

  • Epidural Hematoma

    The epidural hematoma was caused by a fall after delivery. The neonate remained neurologically asymptomatic.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This case report presents an unusual case of a Division I collegiate football athlete who sustained a bilateral epidural hematoma with parietal skull fracture after falling[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 60-year-old man sustained a ground-level fall resulting in complete diastasis of the sagittal suture with underlying large VEH causing significant mass effect on the SSS[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Brain Contusion

    Other causes of brain contusions include falls (such as when an elderly person slips and falls in the bathroom) and sport injuries.[study.com] C. alcoholics tends to have black out where they fall in the back of their head causing area of pitted contusions in the occiput.[quizlet.com] Sixty percent of the injuries were inflicted by a fall from a standing position striking the back of the head on a paved surface, most commonly in the context of assaults[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Syncope

    Syncope, repeated falls and transient loss of consciousness may be associated with all forms of dementia, but are more commonly associated with specific sub-types, e.g. dementia[medsafe.govt.nz] You lose muscle control at the same time, and may fall down. Most people recover quickly and completely.[icd9data.com] Non accidental falls These patients experience recurrent episodes of non accidental and unexplained falls which occur when there is transinet brain hypoperfusion and loss[medicaljoyworks.com]

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