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301 Possible Causes for Loss of Speech, Subdural Hematoma

  • Stroke

    Stroke can lead to paralysis, loss of speech, memory, vision, diminished reasoning—and sometimes even death.[] hematoma.[] Imaging rules out structural diagnoses such as tumors and subdural hematomas but does not rule out functional and metabolic stroke-mimics such as seizure with Todd paralysis[]

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    , weakness or numbness in the extremities, loss of coordination, and increased confusion, restlessness, or agitation.[] A 67-year-old woman became comatose following evacuation of bilateral acute subdural hematomas with concurrent respiratory failure.[] She was diagnosed as subdural hematoma on the right frontal lobe and subarachnoid haemorrhage.[]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    To present the case of a man with progressive speech loss and other clinical features and diagnostic tests consistent with fronto-temporal dementia but whose postmortem neuropathologic[] Two other potential causes of dementia, subdural hematoma and cerebral tumors, also require such confirmatory testing.[] Language is reduced to simple phrases or even single words, eventually leading to complete loss of speech.[]

  • Syncope

    […] of speech, vision problems, or is unable to move one or more limbs Has convulsions, a tongue injury, or a loss of bladder or bowel control Even if it is not an emergency[] Her subdural hematoma was managed conservatively and she remained free of neurologic deficits. On discharge, her hypertension regimen was simplified.[] Symptoms of a seizure can range from sudden, violent shaking and total loss of consciousness to staring into space, altered vision, and difficult speech.[]

  • Epidural Hematoma

    Call the provider if these symptoms persist after treatment: Memory loss or problems focusing Dizziness Headache Anxiety Speech problems Loss of movement in part of the body[] Chronic subdural hematoma generally occurs in the elderly.[] […] of consciousness Coma Headaches Nausea and vomiting Drowsiness / lethargy Irritability Disorientation Dilated pupils Problems with speech Confusion and cognitive issues Loss[]

  • Dementia

    […] of meaningful speech Impaired ability to compose meaningful written language Difficulty following and maintaining conversation Language comprehension deficits Difficulty[] Continued Causes of dementia that may be reversible include: Alcohol or drug abuse Tumors Subdural hematomas , blood clots beneath the outer covering of the brain Normal-pressure[] ., anticonvulsant drugs); metabolic causes such as liver failure or kidney failure; and chronic subdural hematoma.[]

  • Coma

    Preceded by loss of ideas, voluntary motion, speech Often irregular, slow & laboring May be preceded by loss of motion or speech Pupils may dilate Rostan 1823 Somnolence,[] ) Subarachnoid hemorrhage, non traumatic w coma and brain compression Subarachnoid hemorrhage, with coma Subdural hematoma, nontraumatic w coma and brain compression Subdural[] A 73-year-old man with a remote history of spinal fusion presented with syncope and was found to have small subdural hematomas on head CT studies.[]

  • Subclavian Steal Syndrome

    Upon presentation to the ED, his physical exam revealed diminished tactile sensation over the right upper and lower extremities, slurred speech, right-sided hearing loss,[] Differential diagnosis includes intracranial vascular disease, carotid artery disease, vertebral artery disease, brain tumor, and subdural hematoma.[] […] eyes Loss of balance or coordination Most symptoms of a TIA disappear within an hour, although they may last for up to 24 hours.[]

  • Intracranial Hematoma

    Acute headache Distorted speech and at times loss of speech and loss of memory in few patients.[] If a hematoma results from the injury to your head, it may occur as a subdural hematoma, an epidural hematoma or an intraparenchymal hematoma.[] Symptoms of intracranial hematoma include headache, nausea, vomiting, lethargy and slurred speech. The pupils may appear of unequal size.[]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    Common symptoms of a subdural hematoma are: slurred speech loss of consciousness or coma seizures numbness severe headaches weakness visual problems You should go to the doctor[] Subdural hematomas can expand along the skull unlike epidural hematomas.[] […] and vomiting Pain Difficulty with walking and keeping balance Numbness Slurred or confused speech Disorientation Irritability and personality changes Loss of appetite Feeling[]

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