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19 Possible Causes for Fine Motor Coordination Problems, Positive Romberg Sign

  • Pernicious Anemia

    , lack of coordination and muscle coordination (ataxia), impaired fine finger movement, positive Babinski’s and Romberg’s signs, light-headedness, altered vision (diplopia[] […] neurologic effects may include neuritis, weakness in the extremities, peripheral numbness and paresthesias (an abnormal sensation like tingling or burning), disturbed sense of position[]

  • Subacute Combined Degeneration of Spinal Cord

    ; and a positive Romberg test.[] Older age, sensory deficits, anemia, positive Romberg and Babinski signs are negatively correlated with complete resolution.[] Considering his multiple negative correlates, including a longer duration of illness, pernicious anemia, sensory deficits, positive Babinski sign and positive Romberg, a complete[]

  • Autosomal Dominant Sensory Ataxia

    Common symptoms of Ataxia are lack of coordination, slurred speech, trouble eating and swallowing, eye movement abnormalities, deterioration of fine motor skills, difficulty[] A loss of balance upon eye closure is a positive Romberg sign and is interpreted as indicating a deficit in proprioception.[] Romberg's sign .[]

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    Romberg sign (the nerve pathways for proprioception travel through the dorsal columns that can be affected by spinal stenosis). 13 Motor findings are generally mild.[] […] weakness or incoordination of the arms and hands difficulty with fine motor control of hands such as buttoning, tying, writing and typing difficulty with bladder or bowel[] […] neurologic findings, including a wide-based gait, focal weakness, and/or sensory loss in the distribution of one or more spinal nerve roots, asymmetric deep tendon reflexes, or a positive[]

  • Ataxia Telangiectasia

    At the same time, other problems with fine-motor functions (writing, coloring, and using utensils to eat), and with slurring of speech (dysarthria) may arise.[] In addition, the spinal signs involving posterior and lateral columns along the positive Romberg's sign (inability to maintain balance when the eyes are shut and feet are[] These patients do, however, have scoliosis and a positive Romberg's sign.[]

  • Friedreich Ataxia

    Friedreich ataxia is an autosomal recessive disorder resulting in progressive neurologic and cardiac sequelae. It leads to significant morbidity as well as death. While the age of onset varies from one individual to another, it usually occurs around puberty. However, there are individuals in which FA presents much[…][]

  • Paraneoplastic Polyneuropathy

    Symptoms may include difficulty in walking and/or swallowing, loss of muscle tone, loss of fine motor coordination, slurred speech, memory loss, vision problems, sleep disturbances[] On exam, he had a positive Romberg sign which has been present for years, as well as loss of proprioception and vibration sense in both lower extremities in addition to patellar[] Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration Patients with this form of PNS develop severe problems in fine motor coordination of the arms, legs, and the muscles that control the[]

  • Spastic Ataxia with Congenital Miosis

    Hand coordination and fine motor skills may be affected.[] […] dorsal column dysfunction, including loss of proprioception and vibration sense in the legs as well as sensory ataxia with a positive Romberg’s sign and bladder atony.[] Romberg sign.[]

  • Cervical Myelopathy

    She had mute Babinski signs, negative Romberg and Lhermitte signs (an electrical shock-like sensation with neck flexion), and normal vibratory and position senses.[] Common Symptoms of Cervical Myelopathy Numbness and/or weakness of the arms/hands Coordination problems Muscle spasm Difficulty walking Tingling/burning sensation A sense[] The most common symptoms include hand numbness and clumsiness (usually difficulty with tasks that require fine motor control like buttoning your shirt) and unsteadiness while[]

  • Arnold Chiari Malformation

    Difficulty swallowing Ringing or buzzing in your ears (tinnitus) Hearing loss Vomiting Insomnia Depression Problems with hand coordination and fine motor skills Treatments[] Additionally, these patients may exhibit horizontal nystagmus in both directions and a positive Romberg's test.[] Eye problems including blurred vision and vertical (up/down) nystagmus Neck pain Abnormal feeling in arms or legs which may affect coordination and fine motor skills Dysphagia[]

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