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2,244 Possible Causes for Encephalomalacia, Fainting Spells, Limb Joint Contracture

  • Stroke

    In contrast, DWI remains elevated due to persistent high T2/FLAIR signal ( T2 shine through ), unless hemorrhage ( T2 blackout ) or cystic encephalomalacia 10.[] […] disuse of the limb with the use of splints or other tools to stabilize the joint.[] A well-circumscribed region of cerebrospinal fluid–like low density, resulting from encephalomalacia and cystic change, is eventually seen.[]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    The full text of this article hosted at is unavailable due to technical difficulties. Evidence‐Based Diagnostics Spontaneous Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Systematic Review and Meta‐analysis Describing the Diagnostic Accuracy of History, Physical Examination, Imaging, and Lumbar Puncture With an Exploration of[…][]

    Missing: Limb Joint Contracture
  • Decompression Sickness

    Commercial or occupational breath-hold (BH) harvest divers along the coast and islands of Japan are collectively called Ama divers. Repetitive BH diving by Ama divers may place them at risk of developing neurological decompression sickness (DCS). We report a 74-year-old Ama diver who demonstrated right hemiparesis[…][]

    Missing: Limb Joint Contracture
  • Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy Type 1

    A region of encephalomalacia is noted in the right internal capsule. F ig 2.[] Reflexes were reduced in the upper limbs and absent in lower limbs. There were no joint contractures.[] He had waddling gait, Gowers sign, and minimal joint contractures. Cardiac studies showed valvular insufficiency and atrioventricular block.[]

  • Essential Hypertension

    The question frequently arises whether the neurological symptoms are caused by cerebral hemorrhages as a result of rupture of diseased vessels, encephalomalacias from thrombosis[]

    Missing: Limb Joint Contracture
  • Insect Bite

    Erasmus C, Blackwood W, Wilson J: Infantile multicystic encephalomalacia after maternal bee sting anaphylaxis during pregnancy. Arch Dis Child 1982; 57: 785–7.[]

    Missing: Limb Joint Contracture
  • Cor Pulmonale

    joint contracture affecting gait[] Symptoms you may have are: Fainting spells during activity Chest discomfort, usually in the front of the chest Chest pain Swelling of the feet or ankles Symptoms of lung disorders[] As the disease worsens, the following symptoms may occur with lighter activity, or even while you’re resting: 4 Fainting spells with activity Chest discomfort and/or chest[]

    Missing: Encephalomalacia
  • Porphyria

    Porencephaly is a rare congenital disorder that results in cystic degeneration and encephalomalacia and the formation of porencephalic cysts.[] They are thought to occur from focal encephalomalacia due to a localized cerebral insult most frequently during early gestation.[] […] used variably among radiologists with its broadest definition being a cleft or cystic cavity within the brain 9, and its more narrow definition being a focal cystic area of encephalomalacia[]

    Missing: Limb Joint Contracture
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Chronic extra-axial fluid collections, cerebral atrophy, and cystic encephalomalacia are common late sequelae. 29 Sequential cranial imaging studies are recommended.[] […] survive, they may be cortically blind; have spasticity, seizure disorders, or microcephaly; or have chronic subdural fluid collections, enlarging ventricles, cerebral atrophy, encephalomalacia[]

    Missing: Limb Joint Contracture
  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    […] transient ischemic (TIA) 435.9 Claudication, intermittent 443.9 cerebral (artery) (see also Ischemia, cerebral, transient) 435.9 Deficit Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome Encephalomalacia[]

    Missing: Limb Joint Contracture