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43 Possible Causes for Hemiplegia, MRI Scan of the Brain Abnormal, Periodic Lateralized Epileptiform Discharges

  • Stroke

    Periodic lateralized epileptiform discharges: Aetiology and association with EEG seizures. Neurology Asia 9: 107-108. Markus HS (2004) Cerebral perfusion and stroke.[omicsonline.org] Specifically, this exploratory study investigates changes in gait pattern among stroke patients with hemiparesis or hemiplegia during gait recovery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] to identify abnormalities in the brain arteries (such as aneurysms) or other sources of bleeding, and structural MRI if this shows no cause.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Herpes Simplex Encephalitis

    lateralized epileptiform discharges. 1 Whereas it is gratifying to learn that the boy recovered fully after treatment with 15 mg of acyclovir per kilogram of body weight[nejm.org] She was febrile and drowsy with right sided hemiplegia and papilledema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Twelve patients (60%) had temporal lobe involvement, four patients (20%) had pure temporal lobe involvement and five patients (25%) had normal CT/MRI scans.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intracerebral Hematoma

    Thalamic hemorrhages SX: Hemiplegia or hemiparesis. A prominet sensory deficit involving all modalities is usually present.[enotes.tripod.com] […] reflexアキレス腱反射 agnosia失認、認知不能[症] agraphia失書[症]、書字不能[症] AIDS dementia complexエイズ痴呆症候群 akinesia無動[症] akinetic mutism無動無言[症] alcoholic neuropathyアルコールニューロパチ(シ)ー(神経障害) alternating hemiplegia[tokyo-med.ac.jp] Hemorrhage into a cerebral lobe will cause immediate dysfunction of that lobe, with symptoms such as difficulty speaking (aphasia), paralysis on one side of the body (hemiplegia[minneapolisclinic.com]

  • Brain Neoplasm

    A brain tumor is the usual initial clinical and radiologic diagnostic impression in these patients, whose presenting symptoms include acute onset of hemiplegia, hemisensory[thefreelibrary.com] These let doctors see inside the brain and identify any areas that look abnormal. Although both are painless, they do require children to be still.[kidshealth.org] brain abnormalities magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to detect tumors beneath the bones of the skull electroencephalography (EEG) to measure the electrical activity in the[encyclopedia.com]

  • Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

    These include periodic lateralising epileptiform discharges in encephalitis, frontal intermittent delta activity in toxic–metabolic or structural abnormalities (if asymmetrical[doi.org] Semantic Scholar extracted view of "Language development in a group of children with spastic hemiplegia." by S Kastein et al. ...[scholarlibs.org] Other non-invasive tests can be very helpful, however: Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans may be done to look for atrophied (shrunken) brain[drugs.com]

  • Migraine

    She reported severe pain of the right hemibody just before hemiplegia that was enventually suggestive of possible epileptic seizure, justifying diagnostic video-EEG monitoring[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Imaging scans, such as a CT scan or MRI, can rule out other causes, including: tumors abnormal brain structures stroke Migraines can’t be cured, but your doctor can help you[healthline.com] A person experiencing this migraine has with temporary paralysis (hemiplegia) or neurological or sensory changes on one side of the body.[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • St. Louis Encephalitis

    Electroencephalograms were obtained for 9 patients and results on all were abnormal, showing status epilepticus (1 patient) ( Figure 1 ), bilateral periodic lateralized epileptiform[jamanetwork.com] Outcomes in arboviral JE and EEE are catastrophic, similar to untreated HSE, with high mortality and severe morbidity, including mental retardation, hemiplegia, and seizures[emedicine.medscape.com] Ten patients had CT scans of the brain; the films showed atrophy and chronic ischemic changes (4 patients), atrophy alone (3 patients), or no abnormality (3 patients).[jamanetwork.com]

  • California Encephalitis

    lateralizing epileptiform discharges in 8, and focal epileptiform discharges in 3.[doi.org] […] of the brain: The preferred imaging study CT scanning of the brain: Less sensitive than MRI EEG: Low specificity (32%) but 84% sensitivity to abnormal patterns in HSE Procedures[emedicine.medscape.com] This is consistent with a breach in the blood-brain barrier following vasculitis. There is no evidence of herniation. View her MRI scan.[hawaii.edu]

  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis

    Epileptiform discharges were noted in six patients, including four who had periodic lateralizing epileptiform discharges.[nejm.org] C, D) FLAIR images from brain MRI scan of patient 15 on hospital day 3. C) Abnormal T2 hyperintense caudate and thalamic nuclei, most prominent on the right (arrow).[en.wikipedia.org] B) Axial fluid attenuated inversion recovery image from brain MRI scan of patient 14 on hospital day 2; the image shows abnormal T2 hyperintense regions of the bimesial temporal[en.wikipedia.org]

  • West Nile Encephalitis

    […] are detected in computed tomographic scans of the brains of patients with acute WNV infection. 10–12 In the setting of WNV encephalitis, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)[clevelandclinicmeded.com] […] of the brain is abnormal in 8% to 33% of patients, with hyperintense signal abnormalities affecting the cerebral cortex, the underlying subcortical white matter, or both on[clevelandclinicmeded.com] […] examinations and nerve conduction studies at 8 months after disease onset show chronic denervation and motor axon loss in affected limbs. 12 Radiologic Findings No acute abnormalities[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

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