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1,593 Possible Causes for Mild Cognitive Impairment, Percussion Myotonia, Weight Loss due to Dysphagia

  • Oculo-Pharyngo-Distal Myopathy

    myotonia: delayed relaxation following percussion of the thenar eminence Grip myotonia: delayed relaxation of firm handshake Reflexes depressed Gait: high steppage (foot[evidencereviewed.com] Mutations in INPP5K, Encoding a Phosphoinositide 5-Phosphatase, Cause Congenital Muscular Dystrophy with Cataracts and Mild Cognitive Impairment.[ncl.ac.uk] It always follows muscle activation (action myotonia), usually voluntary, but may be elicited by mechanical stimulation (percussion myotonia) of the muscle.[clinicalgate.com]

  • Myotonic Dystrophy

    Percussion myotonia or myotonia of grasp or both is usually present if looked for.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] Specifically, the regional distribution and neuropsychologic correlates of NFTs and amyloid plaques in cognitively normal elderly subjects and in persons with mild cognitive[doi.org] In addition to muscle problems, issues with respiratory function, heart abnormalities, cataracts, cognitive impairment and personality abnormalities are often seen.[web.archive.org]

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  • Paramyotonia Congenita

    They experience neither grip nor percussion myotonia during warm weather, whereas myotonia is provoked by cold. Her younger son has no symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] cognitive impairments 17 ; more severe intellectual disability is more common with younger onset of clinical disease.[now.aapmr.org] Also of diagnostic importance are the myotonic reactions inducible at room temperature, such as percussion myotonia, active myotonia and paradoxical myotonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Generalized Myotonia of Thomsen

    On examination he showed percussion myotonia. There was no grip myotonia or eyelid myotonia. Nerve conduction studies were normal.[jnnp.bmj.com] Spasticity, dystonia, tremor and migraine were variably present; cognitive impairment was severe in early childhood cases, but was absent in adults.[jnnp.bmj.com] Secondary outcomes: (1) clinical relaxation time; (2) electromyographic relaxation time; (3) stair test; (4) presence of percussion myotonia; and (5) adverse events.[cochrane.org]

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  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    T-wave oversensing can be a serious problem that often results in inappropriate device therapy. We report here a patient with binge alcohol use who received multiple, inappropriate ICD shocks due to T-wave oversensing from repolarization changes induced by acute alcohol intoxication and no other relevant metabolic[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Hypoglycemia

    Some diabetes medications increase the risk of hypoglycemia, as can inadequate nutrition, cognitive impairment, and other factors.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Hypoglycemic events range from mild to severe and occur at an increased rate among older adults with diabetes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Alzheimer Disease

    The first cohort included 49 older controls and 48 individuals with mild cognitive impairment, while the second cohort included 94 older controls and 57 mild cognitive impairment[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Recent research has identified a transitional state between the cognitive changes of normal aging and Alzheimer's disease (AD), known as mild cognitive impairment (MCI).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) manifests as memory impairment in the absence of dementia and progresses to Alzheimer's disease (AD) at a rate of around 15% per annum, versus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Substance Abuse Problems

    Abstract Hospital-wide rumors and anecdotal reports had suggested that there was a potentially serious problem of alcohol and drug abuse among the psychiatric patients of this hospital. The authors describe a systematic, evaluative approach which gave direct and detailed information on the nature and extent of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Chronic Alcoholism

    […] associated impairment in emotional processes and social cognition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After some six months of abstinence, the mild cortical atrophy and impaired cognition often associated with alcoholism disappear.[britannica.com] Chronic excessive alcohol consumption is associated with cognitive deficits, ranging from mild to severe, in executive functions, memory, and metacognitive abilities, with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Hyponatremia

    Abstract Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte disorder and also a predictor of mild cognition impairment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] cognition impairment.[journals.plos.org] OBJECTIVE: The study objective was to determine the eventual consequences (falls, unsteadiness, and cognitive impairment) of mild chronic hyponatremia, which is generally[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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