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25 Possible Causes for Formication, Transverse Myelitis, Vertigo

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    myelitis (LETM) with positive aquaporin 4 antibodies, fulfilling the diagnostic criteria for NMOSD.[] […] both with neurological symptoms from the sacral segments, such as weakness of the pelvic floor and bladder and bowel dysfunction, and to other symptoms such as ataxia and vertigo[] Vertigo, incoordination and other cerebellar problems, depression, emotional lability, abnormalities in gait, dysarthria, fatigue and pain are also commonly seen.[]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Formication (sensory hallucination of insects crawling on/under skin, leading to obsessive scratching) and ulceration.[] […] terrifying psychotic episodes that resemble schizophrenia, with visual or auditory hallucinations, delusions such as the sensation of insects creeping on the skin, known as "formication[]

  • Lyme Neuroborreliosis

    INTRODUCTION: Acute transverse myelitis (ATM) is a rare disorder (1-8 new cases per million of population per year), with 20% of all cases occurring in patients younger than[] Bright lights and rapid movements still brought on a feeling of vertigo.[] Acute transverse myelitis as presenting neurological feature of Lyme disease. Lancet. 1986;2:1222–3. Google Scholar 10.[]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    Code Applicable To Acute transverse myelitis NOS Acute transverse myelopathy Type 1 Excludes multiple sclerosis ( G35 ) neuromyelitis optica [Devic] ( G36.0 ) Type 2 Excludes[] Common symptoms of an MS relapse or attack include new numbness, tingling, or weakness in an area of the body, painful loss of vision, vertigo, double vision, and sometimes[] Others may experience vertigo, a sensation that they’re spinning and losing their balance.[]

  • Paresthesia

    Paresthesia can be caused by disorders affecting the central nervous system, such as stroke and transient ischemic attacks (mini-strokes), multiple sclerosis, transverse myelitis[] […] paresthesia [ par″es-the zhah ] a morbid or abnormal sensation, such as burning, prickling, or formication. postoperative paresthesia prolonged paresthesia after surgery done[] Center Invigorate Yang Herb Formulas Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang Points DU-20 , other points are selected according to the type of prolapse Clinical Manifestations Dizziness and vertigo[]

  • Isopropyl Alcohol Poisoning

    Reported neurological effects include Parkinsonism, transverse myelitis and basal ganglia haemorrhages, as well as inebriation from the parent compound.[] Toxic effects are due in part to the alcohol itself, and in part to formic acid produced by its oxidation.[] High anion gap metabolic acidosis (HAGMA) is produced due to generation of formic acid and increased production of lactic acid.[]

  • Crack Ingestion

    Habitual use may lead to cocaine psychosis, causing paranoia, hallucinations, and a condition known as formication, in which insects or snakes are perceived to be crawling[] […] insomnia Heightened sense of sight, smell and touch Euphoria Increased heart rate Dilated pupils Increase in blood pressure Increase in body temperature Loss of appetite Vertigo[] Habitual use may lead to cocaine psychosis causing, paranoia, hallucinations, and a condition known as formication, in which insects or snakes are perceived to be crawling[]

  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis

    "Methanol and formic acid toxicity: biochemical mechanisms". Pharmacol. Toxicol . 69 (3): 157–63. doi : 10.1111/j.1600-0773.1991.tb01290.x . PMID 1665561 .[] RECENT FINDINGS: Consensus criteria for transverse myelitis and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis have been proposed.[] SUMMARY: A 49-year-old woman was hospitalized with progressively worsening left-sided weakness, dysphagia, diplopia, and vertigo.[]

  • Myelitis

    To request an appointment or refer a patient, please contact the Johns Hopkins Transverse Myelitis Center at 410-502-7099, option 1.[] […] transverse myelitides may be summed up as follows : usually a prodromal stage which is characterized by pain in the back, paresthesias in girdle form, sensation of drawing and formication[] Vertigo hit, lasting seven months. My right leg spasmed, gripping me from the hip down merely from stirring in bed.[]

  • Neuromyelitis Optica

    BACKGROUND: Short transverse myelitis (STM) is considered uncommon in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders (NMOSD).[] Following digestion, the tryptic mixtures were extracted in 1% formic acid/50% acetonitrile).[] Less commonly brain stem lesions are present, resulting in; nausea, vomiting, vertigo, hypoacusia, trigeminal neuralgia, nystagmus, etc.[]

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