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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.[] 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.[] 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[]

  • 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[] Wallenberg’s syndrome is a neurological condition caused by a stroke in the vertebral or posterior inferior cerebellar artery of the brain stem.[] Motor system examination revealed right side hemiparesis with extensor plantar reflex.[]

  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy

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

  • Botulism

    Focal neurological deficits can include aphasia, hemiparesis, or paraparesis.[] […] 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[] 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 ([]

  • 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.[] BACKGROUND: The pathogenesis of stroke-like episodes in patients with mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes (MELAS) remains unknown[] Our son was earing impaired at birth with no family history, he had hypotonia also(low muscle tone). Doctors never found the cause.[]

  • Familial Porencephaly

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

  • Benedict Syndrome

    An identifying symptom for BS in comparison to CS is contralateral hemiparesis, which never occurs in CS.[] 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[] Syndrome Site of lesion Weber (hemiparesis alternans oculomotoria) Benedikt Ipsilateral side Contralateral side Oculomotor palsy Hemiparesis Oculomotor palsy Hyperkinesis[]

  • 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.[] Prevention of shoulder subluxation after stroke with electrical stimulation . Stroke 1999 ; 30: 963 – 968 .[] Large amounts of GLYCOGEN accumulate in the LYSOSOMES of skeletal muscle (MUSCLE, SKELETAL); HEART; LIVER; SPINAL CORD; and BRAIN.[]

  • 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.[] Neurological Alliance Collective voice for 80 organisations, including stroke and brain injury.[] 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[]

  • Cerebral Palsy

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

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