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766 Possible Causes for Hemiparesis, Nystagmus, Seizure

  • Stroke

    SSEH presenting as a hemiparesis is less common and in such situations, it can be mistaken for a cerebrovascular accident (CVA).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The first patient (female, 50 years old) had dysarthria, nystagmus and trunk ataxia on admission. Her blood alcohol level was 2.3‰.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Twenty patients (40%) had a single seizure, and most seizures (34, or 68%) were simple partial seizures or partial seizures with 2 generalization.[doi.org]

  • Lupus Cerebritis

    The authors describe three young women with systemic lupus erythematosus and hemiparesis who had major cerebral artery stenosis or occlusion documened by angiography.[glosbe.com] […] report a 28-year-old patient with systemic lupus erythematosus who had persistent fever for 3 months, and developed within a few hours motor and sensory aphasia, rotator nystagmus[link.springer.com] All types of seizures have been reported in LC although partial and secondary general seizures are more common.[symptoma.com]

  • Brain Abscess

    The patient presented with right-sided homonymous hemianopsia and right hemiparesis. Emergent surgical drainage was performed and antibiotics were administered.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In this article, we present the case of a pediatric patient with neurocysticercosis who was misdiagnosed with brain abscess because of focal seizures in another hospital.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient may also have spontaneous nystagmus. Dysdiadokinesis is also positive in these patients.[sites.google.com]

  • Listeria Meningitis

    Neurological abnormalities identified were cranial nerve palsies in 2 (6.4%) and hemiparesis in 3 (9.6%). No patients had hearing impairment.[bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com] Symptoms including confusion, seizures, pain and paralysis may be a result of either metastases to the nervous system or one of several nonmetastatic complications of cancer[books.google.ro] Symptoms such as ataxia, nystagmus, vertigo, facial numbness, dysphagia , persistent hiccuping , and respiratory failure ( 41%) may be present 3 .[radiopaedia.org]

  • Homocystinuria

    A previously healthy girl, age 3 years 9 months, presented with right-sided hemiparesis and seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other findings included peripheral retinopathy (8/12 [67%]), nystagmus (8/12 [67%]), strabismus (5/12 [42%]), and optic atrophy (6/12 [50%]).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 30-year-old woman presented with severe headache, dysarthria and right hemiparesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cerebral Hemorrhage

    During the course of illness, the patient had an acute cerebral hemorrhage, which manifested with hemiparesis, dysarthria, and pathologic crying.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The neurologic morbidities, including seizure activity, motor/sensory deficit, and coma, can be seen secondary to cerebral edema, hemorrhage, or ischemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The symptomatology of the cases with saltatory evolution had subacute onset, in 1-3 days, with hypotonia, nystagmus and posture disorders.[medichub.ro]

  • Herpes Simplex Encephalitis

    She recovered and could speak short sentences, but dysphasia and right hemiparesis remained.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Seizures did not recur in the next 6 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Alcohal intake, sudden witdrawl or reduction in consumption Tachycardia, diaphoresis, hypertension, tremors, mydriasis, positional nystagmus, tachypnea Subarachnoid hemorrhage[wikidoc.org]

  • Meningitis

    The term hemiparesis (see PARESIS) refers to mild to moderate weakness involving one side of the body.[bioportfolio.com] We report a rare case of large frontal sinus osteoma with intracranial extension, associated with meningitis and the development of seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She had nystagmus, scanning speech, bilateral papilloedema and ataxia. Cranial imaging showed a 10 mm tonsillar herniation. Posterior fossa decompression was done.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intracerebral Hematoma

    We report a 57-year-old man who presented one month after sustaining a traumatic right temporal intracerebral hematoma with history of headache, left hemiparesis and altered[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Three normotensive patients presented with seizures and CT showed an intracerebral hematoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There may be little or no evidence of the usual signs of cerevellar disease, & only a minority of cases show nystagmus or ataxia of the limbs.[enotes.tripod.com]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    An 81-year-old man, presenting with left hemiparesis, underwent craniotomy for right organized CSH after 2 burr-hole surgeries.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hinoki MTerayama K Physiological role of neck muscles in the occurrence of optic eye nystagmus: relationship of optic head nystagmus to optic eye nystagmus in case of procanization[dx.doi.org] Seizures often occur at the time the hematoma forms, or up to months or years after treatment. But medicines can help control the seizures.[nlm.nih.gov]

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