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261 Possible Causes for Hemiparesis, Muscle Hypotonia, Stroke

  • Homocystinuria

    A previously healthy girl, age 3 years 9 months, presented with right-sided hemiparesis and seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] hypotonia at birth; progressive scoliosis, present at birth or within the first year of life; and scleral fragility and increased risk of rupture of the globe.[medicalhomeportal.org] Soon thereafter he developed a right pneumothorax and subsequently a superior sagittal sinus thrombosis with papilledema and transient right hemiparesis as well as deep venous[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lateral Medullary Syndrome

    Clinically, the patient had a loss of pain and temperature on the left side of the face, a loss of pain and temperature on the right side of the trunk, a mild left hemiparesis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Wallenberg’s syndrome is a neurological condition caused by a stroke in the vertebral or posterior inferior cerebellar artery of the brain stem.[web.archive.org] Motor system examination revealed right side hemiparesis with extensor plantar reflex.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy

    A 32-year-old man presented with slight left hemiparesis. He was slightly confused, and his blood pressure was extremely high.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Although chronic hypertension is a well-established risk factor for stroke, little is known about stroke risk after hypertensive encephalopathy (HE[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] rhythm or pattern) Shigella encephalopathy ( headache , stiff neck , delirium , seizures, coma) Infectious causes of pediatric encephalopathy (irritability, poor feeding, hypotonia[medicinenet.com]

  • Botulism

    Focal neurological deficits can include aphasia, hemiparesis, or paraparesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] must be careful when diagnosing botulism because it may cause symptoms similar to diseases such as Guillain-Barré syndrome, myasthenia gravis, Lambert-Eaton syndrome, and strokes[aanem.org] Infant botulism presents a broad spectrum of severity ranging from mild muscle hypotonia, manageable on an outpatient basis, to sudden death caused by respiratory arrest ([doi.org]

  • MELAS Syndrome

    He presented with visual disturbance, hearing impairment, continuous partial epilepsy on the right aspect of the face, and right hemiparesis since the age of 13.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: The pathogenesis of stroke-like episodes in patients with mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes (MELAS) remains unknown[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Our son was earing impaired at birth with no family history, he had hypotonia also(low muscle tone). Doctors never found the cause.[medhelp.org]

  • Familial Porencephaly

    In unilateral schizencephaly, the impairment may be limited to a hemiparesis or the individual may only have epilepsy.[epilepsydiagnosis.org] Post-stroke rehabilitation can help people overcome disabilities caused by stroke damage. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke[medlineplus.gov] […] tone (hypotonia).[medicinenet.com]

  • Benedict Syndrome

    An identifying symptom for BS in comparison to CS is contralateral hemiparesis, which never occurs in CS.[symptoma.com] The injury to the third cranial nerve causes a LMN paralysis of the ipsilateral extraocular muscles innervated by the oculomotor nerve and a dilated pupil (mydriasis) because[aibolita.com] Syndrome Site of lesion Weber (hemiparesis alternans oculomotoria) Benedikt Ipsilateral side Contralateral side Oculomotor palsy Hemiparesis Oculomotor palsy Hyperkinesis[docshare.tips]

  • Infantile Hemiplegia

    Pure Motor Hemiparesis, a form of hemiparesis characterized by sided weakness in the leg, arm, and face, is the most commonly diagnosed form of hemiparesis.[en.wikipedia.org] Prevention of shoulder subluxation after stroke with electrical stimulation . Stroke 1999 ; 30: 963 – 968 .[dx.doi.org] Large amounts of GLYCOGEN accumulate in the LYSOSOMES of skeletal muscle (MUSCLE, SKELETAL); HEART; LIVER; SPINAL CORD; and BRAIN.[healthdictionary.info]

  • Leigh's Disease

    Abstract We present a case report of a 27-year-old man with MELAS, who presented with general convulsions and left flaccid hemiparesis.[doi.org] Neurological Alliance Collective voice for 80 organisations, including stroke and brain injury.[ucl.ac.uk] Abstract An 11-month-old boy with muscle hypotonia and neurologic deteriorations had lactic acidosis, pyruvic acidemia and alaninemia due to deficiency of the pyruvate dehydrogenase[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    Spastic Hemiplegia/Hemiparesis: This type affects only one side of body and is more prevalent in the arms than the legs.[pediatricbrainfoundation.org] WHAT THIS PAPER ADDS: Manual dexterity predicts cognitive functioning after neonatal arterial ischaemic stroke.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ataxic cerebral palsy In this type, instead of muscle rigidity and stiffness, hypotonia is present. Tremors are also found.[symptoma.com]

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