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46 Possible Causes for Hemiparesis, Prominent Sulci

  • Leptomeningeal Metastasis

    The authors describe a 52-year-old man with a history of a subtotally resected right maxillary sinus ethesioneuro-epithelioma 2 years earlier who presented with a left hemiparesis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The lesions were more prominent in the cerebellar sulci compared with in the cerebral sulci.[ajnr.org] Despite chemotherapy, the lesion increased in volume, which led to local pain and right hemiparesis.[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] There was complete resolution of cerebral edema in all patients and mild interval prominence of the cerebral sulci, which can indicate cerebral volume loss, in three out of[bloodjournal.org] Patients can present with hemiplegia, transient cortical blindness or hemiparesis. [1] Symptoms of ischemic heart disease Ischemic heart disease is an end organ complication[explainmedicine.com]

  • Glioblastoma Multiforme

    After surgery there was a significant neurological improvement, and 30 months after resection the child is alive, with mild hemiparesis and no signs of recurrence on follow-up[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (a) On an axial nonenhanced CT scan, the sulci in the right hemisphere are normally prominent; on the left, the parietal sulci are effaced within a wedge-shaped region of[dx.doi.org] A 42-year-old man visited our clinic because of right hemiparesis and total aphasia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

    Almost three years later, the patient showed right-sided hemiparesis that ultimately progressed to complete hemiplegia and advancing cognitive deterioration with a poor clinical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The image from day 258 shows prominence of cerebellar sulci (red arrow) and increased size of fourth ventricle.[doi.org] Her neurological examination disclosed cognitive alterations, homonyme hemianopia to the right, aphasia, and mild right-sided hemiparesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hemimegalencephaly

    Hemiparesis and hemianopsia are unchanged.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The cortex may be relatively normal or pachygyric. 2 – 4, 40 PMG PMG is characterized by many small prominent convolutions separated by shallow sulci with an irregular appearance[doi.org] She had no hemiparesis, mild delay and no seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Marchiafava Bignami Disease

    […] mimicking conditions were differentiated from MBD by the occurrence of solitary and rapidly disappearing splenial lesions; fewer signs and symptoms with exception of seizures, hemiparesis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Findings CT shows mild prominence of the ventricles and sulci consistent with mild generalized cerebral volume loss.[neuroradiologyonthenet.blogspot.com] Some present with psychiatric disturbances like dementia, others with more or less severe neurologic impairment, like gait disturbances, seizures, hemiparesis or tetraparesis[symptoma.com]

  • Traumatic Pneumocephalus

    We would like to report a case of spontaneous traumatic pneumoencephalocele presenting with transient recurrent hemiparesis 14 months after the initial trauma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Figure 3 Air bubbles are noted within the frontal subdural, sub arachnoid spaces, sulci of cerebral cortex and ventricles.[ispub.com] A 23-year-old man presented with recent onset left side progressive hemiparesis following a head injury three months back.[neurologyindia.com]

  • Ondine Syndrome

    […] obstructive pulmonary disease and a previous stroke 7 months before, presented to an emergency service complaining of vertigo, nausea, vomiting, dysarthria, headache and left hemiparesis[scielo.br] The ventricles and sulci were thought to be slightly prominent for the patient's age. MRI findings are shown in Figure 1.[scielo.br]

  • Acquired Porencephaly

    Genetic anomalies Inflammatory diseases Neurologic examination is usually abnormal, with manifestations including either low or increased muscle tone, developmental delays, hemiparesis[msdmanuals.com] […] cortical sulci and dilated extra-axial cerebrospinal fluid spaces.[ijcasereportsandimages.com] Most cases present with hemiparesis, seizures, and lethargy.[neuropathology-web.org]

  • Meningoencephalitis

    […] pregnant woman living in an urban area in Kosovo, who at 24 weeks of twin pregnancy manifested signs and symptoms of meningoencephalitis with decreased level of consciousness, hemiparesis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] MRI of the brain showed some effacement of cortical sulci, rendering the vessels prominent, with increased T2-weighted signal diffusely scattered throughout both hemispheres[academic.oup.com] Symptoms can include fever, headache, behavioural manifestations and hemiparesis.[encephalitis.info]

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