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137 Possible Causes for Facial Numbness, Painful Ophthalmoplegia

  • 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] Recurrent painful ophthalmoplegic neuropathy (RPON) is a rare condition that manifests as headache and ophthalmoplegia. It typically occurs in children.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients may also experience nausea, vomiting, anorexia, neck pain, dizziness, changes in hearing, light sensitivity, difficulty concentrating, facial numbness or weakness[migrainepal.com]

  • Basilar Migraine

    BACKGROUND: It remains uncertain whether basilar-type migraine (BM) is a subtype of migraine with typical aura (MTA) or a distinct phenotype or genotype. OBJECTIVE: To analyze the symptomatology, familial distribution, and genotype of BM. METHODS: The authors recruited 105 families comprising 362 patients with MTA[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tolosa-Hunt Syndrome

    (Very rare neurological condition).Main symptoms included right sided severe pain behind the eye and temple and right sided facial numbness.[medhelp.org] Inflammatory conditions such as Tolosa-Hunt syndrome and orbital pseudotumor are highly responsive to corticosteroids, but should be diagnoses of exclusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] numbness. [1] [2] Although it is considered a benign condition, permanent neurologic deficits can occur and relapses are common.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Cavernous Sinus Aneurysm

    Aneurysms in the vicinity of the cavernous sinus can cause facial numbness or diplopia as a result of direct compression on the cranial nerves traveling within the cavernous[oregon.providence.org] […] lesions Tolosa-Hunt syndrome: Isolated or combined, painful ophthalmoplegia Herpes zoster: Acute zoster ophthalmicus, typical skin lesion, and keratitis Sarcoidosis: Systemic[emedicine.medscape.com] numbness.[barrowneuro.org]

  • Neuralgia

    numbness, and new facial numbness.[ro-journal.biomedcentral.com] Tolosa-Hunt syndrome.[medlink.com] Microvascular decompression has some risks, including decreased hearing, facial weakness, facial numbness, a stroke or other complications.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

    Patients who underwent 2-isocenter GKS had a higher rate of postoperative facial numbness, but only 9 cases reported bothersome facial numbness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] eye pain (including glaucoma, orbital cellulitis, and trauma), facial trauma and bony fractures, tumor of the facial bones or the trigeminal nerve, giant cell arteritis, Tolosa-Hunt[neurosurgicalatlas.com] New or worsened facial numbness occurred in 7 patients (19.4%), which was significantly higher than those without GKS (p 0.02).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Migrainous Stroke

    Stroke and migraine symptoms that may be similar include: Severe headache Facial numbness Numbness in the extremities or face Dizziness A main difference between the symptoms[medicinenet.com] Also, weakness or numbness on one side of the body are more common in stroke, as is facial drooping, so if you experience all of these symptoms together it may indicate that[orlandohealth.com] Stroke symptoms and signs Face drooping, facial numbness, uneven or lopsided smile Arm weakness or numbness Difficulty speaking or slurred speech Sudden confusion or difficulty[medicinenet.com]

  • Painful Ophthalmoplegia

    numbness.[rarediseases.org] ophthalmoplegia resembling the Tolosa-Hunt syndrome to be that of a parasellar pituitary adenoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] palsy with or without Horner's syndrome, whereas numb chin syndrome (NCS) indicates facial and oral numbness within the mental nerve distribution.[e-crt.org]

  • Orbital Floor Fracture

    Repair of floor fractures may also result in more rapid improvement of facial numbness which may take up to 6-9 months to resolve.[klapperplasticsurgery.com] Severe pain may indicate retrobulbar haemorrhage - especially if associated with visual loss or ophthalmoplegia.[patient.info] Severe trauma may cause facial bone fractures, injury to the eye itself, and/or injuries to the skull/brain How do you know if there is a fracture?[aapos.org]

  • Orbital Apex Syndrome

    We report the case of a 73-year-old female who presented facial numbness and pain in the first division of the trigeminal nerve, ptosis, diplopia and visual loss on the right[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] syndrome, a benign steroid-resistant cryptogenic granuloma that presents as painful ophthalmoplegia.[thejns.org] Maciel Jr. 5 ABSTRACT ¾ We report the case of a 73-year-old female who presented facial numbness and pain in the first division of the trigeminal nerve, ptosis, diplopia and[mold-survivor.com]

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