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1,995 Possible Causes for Loss of Speech, Seizure

  • Dementia

    […] of meaningful speech Impaired ability to compose meaningful written language Difficulty following and maintaining conversation Language comprehension deficits Difficulty[asha.org] Electroencephalography demonstrated bifrontal slowing with left-sided emphasis, and captured two focal onset partial seizures with the clinical correlate of the syndrome described[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] depression and anxiety accompanying the dementia symptoms of stroke, such as physical weakness or paralysis memory problems (although this may not be the first symptom) seizures[web.archive.org]

  • Meningitis

    Early diagnosis is vital, as symptoms can appear suddenly and escalate to brain damage, hearing and/or speech loss, blindness, or even death.[web.archive.org] Clinical manifestations include fever; nuchal rigidity; photophobia; seizures; hearing loss, sensorineural; coma; and cerebrovascular thrombosis.[icd9data.com] Confusion, psychosis, and seizures also have been reported.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Sinusitis

    Their speech may sound nasal (like they have a stuffy cold) because their sinuses are blocked. If you notice these symptoms in your child, take them to see your GP.[hse.ie] In such cases, the patient may experience mild personality changes, headache, altered consciousness, visual problems, and, finally, seizures, coma, and death.[web.archive.org] In fact, in 4 of the 11 trials included in this meta-analysis, patients were excluded if they had a history of seizure disorder, 27 fluoroquinolone-related tendinopathy 25[cmaj.ca]

  • Otitis Media

    Children with permanent hearing loss, craniofacial anomalies, or underlying speech delays may receive immediate antibiotics or have close outpatient follow-up by the primary[dontforgetthebubbles.com] Despite adequate treatment, approximately a third of patients with meningitis, a potential complication of otitis media, develop permanent neurologic sequelae, including seizures[emedicine.com] Some children, such as those with recurrent infections and those with lasting hearing loss or speech delay , may need ear tube surgery .[kidshealth.org]

  • Pharyngitis

    The larynx, which contains the vocal cords, is involved in phonation (the production of speech sounds), swallowing and breathing.[uniprix.com] Seizures, heart and lung failure, and death have occurred when children less than three were treated with lidocaine viscous solution.[medicinenet.com] Dizziness, lightheadedness, vomiting and seizures have occurred in children when large amounts of this medication have been swallowed.[web.archive.org]

  • Rasmussen’s Encephalitis

    From Wikidata Jump to navigation Jump to search a rare inflammatory neurological disease, characterized by frequent and severe seizures, loss of motor skills and speech, hemiparesis[wikidata.org] During efforts to raise antibodies to recombinant glutamate receptors (GluRs), behaviors typical of seizures and histopathologic features mimicking Rasmussen's encephalitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, hemispherectomy is often very effective in reducing seizures.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Neonatal Adrenoleukodystrophy

    Other symptoms frequently seen are loss of vision, seizures, poorly articulated speech, difficulty swallowing, deafness, problems with gait and coordination, fatigue , increased[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] These very-early-onset seizures may require unique diagnostic and therapeutic considerations, in contrast with the later onset of seizures in neonates.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms may include vision loss, learning disabilities, seizures, poorly articulated speech, difficulty swallowing, deafness, difficulty walking, poor coordination,[westerlynaturalmarket.com]

  • Rasmussen Syndrome

    It is characterized by frequent and severe seizures , loss of motor skills, loss of speech, and paralysis on one side of the body. 90% of cases occur in children under the[house.wikia.com] Hemiatrophy and seizures: a case of adult-onset Rasmussen encephalitis Jeremy Cosgrove , Mark Busby Department of Neurology, Bradford Teaching Hospitals, Bradford, UK Correspondence[pn.bmj.com] Symptoms Symptoms of RE may include: Severe partial seizures Loss of motor skills Loss of speech Paralysis on one side of the body Learning disabilities Physical disabilities[cedars-sinai.edu]

  • Aspartylglucosaminuria

    They may include: 1,2 Progressive mental and developmental disabilities that worsen with age, including a progressive loss of speech Progressive changes in facial features[web.archive.org] An analysis of 121 Finnish patients showed that 22 to 78 adults (28%) and one of 43 children (2%) had epileptic seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of speech decrease in mental functioning before school age, concentration lowers development continues, but becomes slower than usual [3] An intellectual peak occurs in the[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Powassan Encephalitis

    Signs and symptoms of POWV disease include but are not limited to fever, headaches, vomiting, weakness, confusion, loss of coordination, speech difficulties, and memory loss[dhhr.wv.gov] RESULTS: Case 1 was a 78 year old man who was presented with altered mental status and a 30 second generalized tonic-clonic seizure. He had no prior history of seizures.[neurology.org] Here's more from the DPH news release: Signs and symptoms include fever, headache, vomiting, weakness, confusion, loss of coordination, speech difficulties and seizures...[wbur.org]

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