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35 Possible Causes for Facial Numbness, Hemianesthesia

  • Cerebral Embolism

    A cerebral embolism that induces a stroke can also cause facial numbness, vision loss in one or both eyes, and difficulty speaking or understanding words.[reference.com] The patient awoke slowly, and when awake she showed a combination of contralateral hemiplegia, and right hemianesthesia with global aphasia; the CT scan showed an ischemic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Migraine Headache Equivalent

    numbness that started 2 weeks after root canal.[healingwell.com] 1/9/2019 10:38 AM (No Subject) By Doggiedo 2 replies 322 views Doggiedo 1/7/2019 6:07 PM Headaches and Sinus issues By FoxRun 5 replies 896 views FoxRun 1/7/2019 9:33 AM facial[healingwell.com]

  • Migraine

    A 45-year-old woman with a 20-year history of migrainous headaches presented with complaints of rightsided facial and hand numbness and paraesthesia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    , tingling, or pain: Facial pain Painful muscle spasms Tingling, crawling, or burning feeling in the arms and legs Other brain and nerve symptoms: Decreased attention span[nlm.nih.gov] Strong urge to urinate Urine leakage ( incontinence ) Eye symptoms: Double vision Eye discomfort Uncontrollable eye movements Vision loss (usually affects one eye at a time) Numbness[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Stroke

    , especially on one side of the body Severe headache Vision changes (in one or both eyes) Difficulty with swallowing Facial droop on one side Signs of a Stroke The F.A.S.T[onhealth.com] Difficulty speaking Difficulty understanding or confusion, especially with simple tasks Difficulty with muscle strength, especially on one side of the body Difficulty with numbness[onhealth.com]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    Spinal neurodegeneration is an important determinant of disability progression in patients with primary progressive multiple sclerosis. Advanced imaging techniques, such as single-voxel (1)H-magnetic resonance spectroscopy and q-space imaging, have increased pathological specificity for neurodegeneration, but are[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Parietal Lobe Tumor

    "This book, in both its direct and indirect inferences, points to the need for disease-specific neurocognitive methods in broadly occurring CNS and non-CNS cancers... All in all, this is a beautifully conceptualized book that should be on the bookshelves of many specialists who work in the very challenging field of[…][books.google.com]

  • Lateral Medullary Syndrome

    Ipsilateral loss of pain and temperature sensation from the face (facial hemianesthesia). Why? Spinal trigeminal nucleus and tract involved. Ipsilateral hearing loss.[medicowesome.com] numbness (nucleus V) Horner's syndrome (descending sympathetic fibers) loss of taste (tractus solitarius) - Contralateral loss of pain and temperature (spinothalamic tract[mrcpart1revision.blogspot.com] The important points in clinical diagnosis are a combination of crossed hemiparesis or hemianesthesia to indicate a brainstem lesion and the involvement of structures in the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Brain Stem Disorder

    […] of ipsilateral arm, trunk, or leg: Cuneate and gracile nuclei • Weakness of lower face: Genuflected upper motor neuron fibers to ipsilateral facial nucleus On side opposite[slideshare.net] […] hemiplegia, sometimes gaze palsy Vascular,tumor Avellis Medulla tegmentum X Spinothalamic, sometimes pupillary fibers Paralysis of soft palate and vocal cord and contralateral hemianesthesia[tchain.com] […] hoarseness, paralysis of palate, paralysis of vocal cord, diminished gag reflex: Issuing fibers ninth and tenth nerves • Loss of taste: Nucleus and tractus solitarius • Numbness[slideshare.net]

  • Conversion Disorder

    We present the case of a young woman who presented with sudden onset hemiplegia and hemianesthesia including unilateral loss of deep tendon reflexes, Babinski reflex, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A' who was experiencing myriad symptoms which included tremors, facial numbness, and severe headaches.[study.com]

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