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173 Possible Causes for Facial Numbness, MRI Scan of the Brain Abnormal

  • Acoustic Neuroma

    Five-year actuarial rates for any new facial weakness, facial numbness, hearing-level preservation, and preservation of testable speech discrimination were 1.1 0.8%, 2.6 1.2%[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diffusion-weighted MRI detected brain abnormalities on the fourth day after onset of symptoms, and polymerase chain reaction identification of HSV 1 DNA confirmed the diagnosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As it grows, an acoustic neuroma can produce a number of characteristic clinical features, such as: Hearing loss Tinnitus (ringing in the ear) Dizziness Facial numbness (when[sunnybrook.ca]

  • 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 brain MRI, which was obtained 11 hours after presentation, showed multiple 4- to 5-mm foci of abnormal increase in T2 signal and decreased T1 signal intensity involving[pediatrics.aappublications.org] The head computerized tomography scan in the emergency department was normal.[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

  • Meningeal Carcinomatosis

    numbness, and vision loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A contrast-enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan of the brain was obtained and revealed abnormal enhancement between the cerebellar folia, consistent with meningeal[pancreas.imedpub.com] MC also destroys blood brain barrier, in fact the majority of patients shows dural abnormal reinforcement such as nodositas, line type and mixed type.[nnjournal.net]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    Facial numbness and weakness are also common.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Malignant Meningeal Lymphoma

    Other cranial nerve symptoms include hearing loss, facial numbness, facial weakness, visual loss, dysphagia and hoarse voice.[cancerforum.org.au] numbness.[aafp.org] More than one half of patients with leptomeningeal metastases have cranial nerve palsies. 22 – 24 Common symptoms include diplopia, visual loss, dysphagia, hearing loss and facial[aafp.org]

  • Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis

    On admission, he was also complaining of palsy of the 7th and 6th cranial nerves and of facial numbness.[latunisiemedicale.com] Rhinocerebral disease may manifest as unilateral, retro-orbital headache, facial pain, numbness, fever, hyposmia, and nasal stuffiness, which progresses to black discharge[webmedcentral.com] , numbness, visual impairment/loss, eyelid edema, chemosis, proptosis, opthalmoplegia, multiple cranial nerve palsies, and focal neurological deficits.[neurologyindia.com]

  • MRI Scan showing Cerebellar Cyst

    Thats fhat I found on NHS website : "Facial numbness, tingling or pain –are relatively rare symptoms which can occur if the tumour begins to press on the nerve that controls[healthunlocked.com] Month #6 MRI brain scan with and without contrast showed no significant change compared to previous MRI.[shp.missouri.edu] The test of choice for looking for brain tumors, and in fact for most other abnormalities in the brain, is an MRI scan rather than a CT scan.[zocdoc.com]

  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

    We present the case of a 22-year-old woman who presented with worsening headache, nausea, vomiting, blurry vision, diplopia, visual loss, and facial numbness 14 weeks after[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Imaging tests Your doctor may perform a CT or MRI scan of your brain to look for signs of spinal fluid pressure.[healthline.com] Your vision will also be tested to see if you have abnormal blind spots.[healthline.com]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Other signs and symptoms of MS may include: Facial pain Vertigo Hearing loss Painful muscle spasms Weakness in one or more of the arms or legs Tingling or numbness Electrical-type[emedicinehealth.com] Early MS symptoms may include: weakness/fatigue loss of balance problems with coordination tremors tingling and/or numbness blurred or loss of vision muscle stiffness/cramping[drfuhrman.com] Symptoms and signs of MS are extremely variable and range from mild to severe, and may include: Problems with balance when walking Hearing loss Facial pain Weakness Muscle[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Stroke

    The symptoms may be mild or dramatic and can mimic a stroke with weakness, numbness, facial droop, and speech difficulties, but these symptoms may only last few minutes.[medicinenet.com] For hemorrhagic strokes, a CT or MRI scan with intravascular contrast may be able to identify abnormalities in the brain arteries (such as aneurysms) or other sources of bleeding[en.wikipedia.org] , 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]

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