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175 Possible Causes for Episodic Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Scintillating Scotoma

  • Preeclampsia

    intravascular coagulation) and rare adverse events (such as temporary blindness, major psychiatric disorders).[dx.doi.org] […] measures For the women Death, pre‐eclampsia, elective delivery (induction of labour or elective caesarean section), caesarean section (emergency plus elective), bleeding episodes[dx.doi.org] […] postpartum haemorrhage, complications of epidural anaesthesia, need for transfusion), measures of serious maternal morbidity (such as eclampsia, liver failure, renal failure, disseminated[dx.doi.org]

  • Acute Hypertensive Retinopathy

    The differential diagnosis includes severe hypertensive retinopathy, giant cell arteritis, diabetic retinopathy, systemic lupus erythematosus, disseminated intravascular coagulation[westcoastretina.com] Additional History On further questioning, the patient described a syncopal episode that occurred several weeks prior to the onset of his vision loss.[westcoastretina.com]

  • Migraine

    Photopsia, fortification spectra, and the slow propagation of a scintillating scotoma across the visual field are typical diagnostic features of the visual aura of migraine[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Most auras are visual and are described as bright shimmering lights around objects or at the edges of the field of vision (called scintillating scotomas) or zigzag lines,[healthcommunities.com] A fortification spectrum is common or a spreading, scintillating scotoma in the shape of a jagged crescent. Geometric visual patterns and even hallucinations may occur.[patient.info]

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  • Migrainous Stroke

    The migraine scintillating scotoma is often depicted in migraine aura art. Thanks for reading![relieve-migraine-headache.com] scotoma that fades within half an hour.[consults.blogs.nytimes.com] A fortification spectrum is common or a spreading, scintillating scotoma in the shape of a jagged crescent. Geometric visual patterns and even hallucinations may occur.[patient.info]

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  • Migraine Equivalent

    The classic scintillating scotoma with fortification spectrum is suggestive of migraine.[aao.org] scotoma) (25); visual symptoms and paresthesias (18); visual symptoms and speech disturbances (7); visual and brainstem symptoms (14); visual symptoms, paresthesias, and[medlink.com] scotoma is the most common symptom [11] which usually happens concurrently with Expanding Fortification Spectra. [12] Also frequently reported is monocular blindness. [13[en.wikipedia.org]

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  • Carotid Artery Occlusion

    OBJECTIVE: To review the literature on the management of common carotid artery occlusion (CCAO). METHODS: A review of English-language medical literature from 1965 to 2012 was conducted using the PubMed and EMBASE databases to find all studies involving management of CCAO. The search identified 21 articles[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Episodic Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  • Ocular Migraine

    Certain visual signs occur before or during a migraine attack: perception of scintillating scotoma, or flickering; spots in vision.[health.ccm.net] Onset of pain may be preceded by a warning (i.e., aura), often consisting of bilateral scintillating scotomas.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] They are accompanied by visual disturbances often described as "scintillating scotoma" that are manifested as a type of lightning flashes in the visual field.[health.ccm.net]

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  • Hypertensive Retinopathy

    Hypertensive retinopathy is damage to the retina and retinal circulation due to high blood pressure (i.e. hypertension). Most patients with hypertensive retinopathy have no symptoms. However, some may report decreased or blurred vision, and headaches. Signs of damage to the retina caused by hypertension include:[…][en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Episodic Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  • Retinopathy

    BACKGROUND Valsalva retinopathy is a rare but sight-threatening condition with sudden visual loss. Twin-pregnancy is known as a confirmed risk factor for Valsalva retinopathy. CASE REPORT A 21-year-old twin-pregnant Chinese woman with 31 weeks of gestation complained of a sudden decrease of visual acuity in her[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Episodic Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  • Basilar Migraine

    Onset of pain may be preceded by a warning (i.e., aura), often consisting of bilateral scintillating scotomas.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Most auras are visual and are described as bright shimmering lights around objects or at the edges of the field of vision (called scintillating scotomas) or zigzag lines,[healthcommunities.com] The most common effect of migraine with aura is the scintillating scotoma and many migraineurs with or without aura have a hypersensitivity to light and sound.[physio-pedia.com]

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