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70 Possible Causes for Hemiplegia, Rapid Progression to Disability

  • Polyneuropathy

    For example, patients with GBS present with a definite date of onset followed by rapid progression of impairment and disability.[] Episodic ataxia and hemiplegia caused by the 8993T- C mitochondrial DNA mutation . J Med Genet. 2007 Dec;44(12):797-9.[] Symptom onset and tempo often correlate because they both represent the pace of disease progression.[]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    Rapid recognition and response is essential to reduce the risk of disability and death. 4,8,10 As the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) points[] […] following cerebral infarction 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt Type 2 Excludes transient ischemic attack (TIA) ( G45.9 ) ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I69.351 Hemiplegia[] […] similar episodes, and absence of nonspecific symptoms such as gastrointestinal distress, chest pain, or shortness of breath. 1 No one can predict which TIAs are likely to progress[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    One woman with ALS received intracranial injection of adult olfactory ensheathing glia (OEG) transplantation and her disease progressed at a more rapid rate after the procedure[] Mills' syndrome: ascending (or descending) progressive hemiplegia: a hemiplegic form of primary lateral sclerosis? J. Neurol. Neurosurg.[] […] and she suffered disabling side‐effects ( Chew 2007 ).[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    A number of factors, including preceding diarrhoea, older age, rapid progression, disability at nadir and specific neurophysiological parameters have been associated with[] BACKGROUND A rare variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) consists of facial diplegia and paresthesia, but an even more rare association is with facial hemiplegia, similar[] Alternating hemiplegia of childhood 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 Alternating hemiplegia of childhood is a rare developmental disorder that is[]

  • Myelitis

    […] one third remain severely disabled Poor prognostic indicators rapid progression of symptoms back pain spinal shock absent central conduction on somatosensory evoked potential[] Progression ; Transverse myelitis (TM) The progression is rapid • time to maximal disability is more than 4 hr and fewer than 21 days. A.[] The rapid progression of clinical symptoms, the presence of back pain, and the presence of spinal shock, as well as para-clinical evidence, such as absent central motor conduction[]

  • Diffuse Cerebral Sclerosis of Schilder

    While variable, the rate of progression may be rapid, with total disability in six months to two years followed by death at varying ages.[] The clinical course tends to be progressive and includes dementia, cortical blindness, cortical deafness, spastic hemiplegia, and pseudobulbar palsy.[] Signs and symptoms include dementia, cortical deafness and blindness, pseudobulbar palsy, and hemiplegia. (NCI Thesaurus) ALSO IN ENCYCLOPEDIA :[]

  • CINCA Syndrome

    Pediatricians should be aware of this rare condition in order to prevent progression to irreversible organ damage and disability.[] Headache, vomiting, altered mental state, intellectual disability, seizures, episodes of hemiplegia and chronic meningitis-like states are CNS manifestations of the disease[] […] hydrocephalus , macromegaly, cerebral atrophy , optic atrophy mental and developmental retardation (50%) seizures (25%) spasticity of the legs – rare hypotonia – rare transient hemiplegia[]

  • Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

    The condition is hard to link to a specific symptom, although it is mistaken for CJD because of rapid progression of disability and its common involvement of visual pathways[] Semantic Scholar extracted view of "Language development in a group of children with spastic hemiplegia." by S Kastein et al. ...[]

  • Baló Concentric Sclerosis

    […] and disability.[] A 32-year-old woman had left hemiparesis that progressed to hemiplegia, hemihypesthesia, and left hemianopsia.[] The clinical course tends to be progressive and includes dementia, cortical blindness, cortical deafness, spastic hemiplegia, and pseudobulbar palsy.[]

  • Puerperium

    Deterioration Scale (PDS), Interview for Deterioration in Daily Living Activities in Dementia (IDDD), Disability Assessment in Dementia Scale (DADS), Functional Assessment[] All the 14 puerperal female patients presented with more than one manifestation of hemiplegia, paraplegia, uroschesis, visual loss or dysarthria, and with mild to moderate[] Hemiplegia can be seen following “perinatal arterial stroke.”[]

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