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561 Possible Causes for Hemiplegia, Obstructive Hydrocephalus

  • Subdural Hematoma

    In this case, we present a patient who presented to the pediatric emergency department with new-onset seizure and hemiplegia 2 days after a roller-coaster ride.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: Cerebral ventriculomegaly; Congenital hydrocephalus; Intracranial hypertension; Newborn; Obstructive hydrocephalus; Subdural hematoma; Ventricular atrium diverticulum[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Historical note and terminology In 1657 Wepfer described the presence of a "bloody cyst" in the subdural space of an elderly man postmortem who had developed an aphasia and hemiplegia[medlink.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] Symptoms, as a result of a mass effect from the tumour or due to obstructive hydrocephalus, include morning headaches, nausea, vomiting, diplopia (a manifestation of sixth[bestpractice.bmj.com] On the left is an image of a calcified mass in the suprasellar region, causing obstructive hydrocephalus.[radiologyassistant.nl]

  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy

    […] in other varieties of chronic interstitial nephritis, there may occur acute episodes of cerebral phenomena, such as epileptiform convulsions, coma, headache, amaurosis, hemiplegia[doi.org] A review of the literature yielded 15 additional case reports describing reversible obstructive hydrocephalus related to hypertensive encephalopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Meningeal Tuberculosis

    Older age, fewer CSF leukocytes, and the presence of hemiplegia (but not strain lineage) were independently associated with death or severe disability, although the East Asian[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, surgery is required for patients with obstructive hydrocephalus and those in poor grades.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The development of arteritis and infarctions of the brain can cause hemiplegia or quadriplegia.[medicinenet.com]

  • Cerebral Thrombosis

    Hemiplegia then cerebral thrombosis I have just received a death certificate which gives the cause of death as: 1(a) Hemiplegia (which she had had for 15 days) 1(b) cerebral[british-genealogy.com] […] leading to a cyclical cascade of edema and further cerebral venous obstruction.[appliedradiology.com] Thrombosis, brain) 434.0 Encephalomalacia (brain) (cerebellar) (cerebral) (cerebrospinal) (see also Softening, brain) 348.89 thrombotic (see also Thrombosis, brain) 434.0 Hemiplegia[icd9data.com]

  • Stroke

    Specifically, this exploratory study investigates changes in gait pattern among stroke patients with hemiparesis or hemiplegia during gait recovery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Obstructive hydrocephalus is also noted, with dilatation of the lateral ventricles, likely due to compression of the foramen of Monroe.[emedicine.com] Neurosurgical opinion should be sought for cases of secondary hydrocephalus.[patient.info]

  • Cerebellar Infarction

    The patient's vertigo and hemiplegia improved completely after treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Computed tomography showed cerebellar infarction with obstructive hydrocephalus. External ventricular drainage was performed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) was done to relieve the acute obstructive hydrocephalus. The patient was later discharged with only mild residual ataxia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cerebellar Stroke

    […] size, speed or position, or seeing how parts are connected to wholes A Stroke in the right hemisphere of the brain may cause: Paralysis on the left side of the body (left hemiplegia[ncstroke.org] Mezzadri JJOtero JMOttino CA Management of 50 spontaneous cerebellar haemorrhages: importance of obstructive hydrocephalus.[doi.org] It can weaken or paralyze the right side of the body (right hemiplegia).[strokeeducation.info]

  • Meningioma

    They often cause obstructive hydrocephalus and commonly are treated with surgical resection or stereotactic radiosurgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Intraventricular May block the flow of cerebrospinal fluid causing pressure to build up (obstructive hydrocephalus), which can produce headaches, wooziness, and changes in[brainsciencefoundation.org] Raised intracranial pressure effects - eg, obstructive hydrocephalus with headache.[patient.info]

  • Cryptococcal Meningitis

    We report the first case to our knowledge of a patient presenting with obstructive hydrocephalus secondary to cryptococcal meningitis in the setting of fingolimod therapy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with contrast showed thick and large-scale cortico-pial cerebellar enhancements, associated with severe obstructive hydrocephalus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A 64-year-old man with idiopathic CD4( ) lymphocytopenia developed cognitive impairment and gait ataxia with isolated obstructive hydrocephalus, which was fatal.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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