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61 Possible Causes for Non-Verbal, Wheelchair Bound

  • Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome

    The patient had involuntary, choreiform movements, repetitive dystonic smiles, and only rudimentary, non-verbal communication expressed by social smile and intentional look[eje.bioscientifica.com] Many people with Allan–Herndon–Dudley syndrome are unable to walk independently and become wheelchair-bound by adulthood.[en.wikipedia.org] As an outcome, many folk with Allan herndon dudley syndrome are incapable to walk independently and get wheelchair-bound by maturity.[streetdirectory.com]

  • Angelman Syndrome

    […] healthy control child (age 16 months) were audio and video-recorded while interacting with a licensed speech-language pathologist in an attempt to elicit vocalization and non-verbal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Compared to the clinical manifestations present in childhood, "coarsening" of facial traits (100%), thoracic scoliosis (71%), and being wheelchair-bound (39%) were found more[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Expressive language is often impaired in Angelman syndrome and many individuals will use non-verbal strategies to communicate (i.e. touch or pulling a person’s hand).[findresources.co.uk]

  • Ataxia

    Neurology 1994 ; 44:2047–2050 Crossref, Medline, Google Scholar 46 Molinari M, Leggio MG, Silveri MC: Verbal fluency and agrammatism.[doi.org] At most recent follow-up, 19 years after disease onset, the patient was wheelchair-bound.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Prognosis The period of latency before becoming wheelchair-bound is significantly longer in EOCARR than in FRDA, resulting in a better prognosis in patients with EOCARR than[orpha.net]

  • Autosomal Recessive Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2M

    Coverage of new, emerging, or controversial topics includes developmental encephalopathies, non-verbal learning disorders, and the pharmacological and future genetic treatment[books.google.de] Most individuals affected with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2E (LGMD2E) start showing signs of muscle weakness in early childhood and are wheelchair bound in about[geneaware.clinical.bcm.edu]

  • Oculomotor Apraxia

    Corsi Block Tapping Task ( Lezak, 1995 ) was used for measuring visuo-spatial short-term memory, which is a non-verbal memory test.[frontiersin.org] He was wheelchair bound by the age of 23-years.[cags.org.ae] Prognosis AOA1 is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder and most patients usually become wheelchair bound from seven to ten years after onset of the disease.[orpha.net]

  • Hemiplegia

    Sometimes a verbal prompt or non-verbal reminder (eg. Light tap on the affected side) is all that is required.[childrens.health.qld.gov.au] 4 weeks of inpatient rehabilitation, the ranges of hip joint motion improved, without exceeding 10 in the direction of flexion and rotations, and ambulation levels were wheelchair-bound[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] IQ, based on tests of verbal reasoning, and performance IQ, based on puzzles and other non-verbal reasoning tests.[adc.bmj.com]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    […] commands) adult patients with ROSC after cardiac arrest have TTM (Class I, LOE B-R for VF/pVT OHCA; Class I, LOE C-EO for non-VF/pVT (ie, “non-shockable”) and in-hospital[doi.org] Only individuals who were institutionalized, wheelchair-bound in the home, under hospice care, or under active treatment for cancer were excluded.[dx.doi.org] […] postresuscitation care may be reasonable (Class IIb, LOE C-LD).new for 20152015Targeted Temperature ManagementWe recommend that comatose (ie, lack of meaningful response to verbal[doi.org]

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    The CANTAB is non-verbal and largely language and culture independent.[doi.org] Sadly, there are few specialists addressing the needs of these patients who are primarily bed-bound, wheelchair users or who can only leave home on an infrequent basis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bedridden and wheelchair bound patients were excluded due to the practical difficulties of making appointments.[doi.org]

  • Spinal and Bulbar Muscular Atrophy

    The SBMA patients revealed deficits in verbal and non-verbal fluency as well as concept formation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Individuals tend to remain ambulatory until late in the disease, although some may be wheelchair-bound during later stages.[ninds.nih.gov] […] study was that the interval periods between individual ADL milestones, such as between onset of muscle weakness and that of requirement of a handrail, use of a cane, being wheelchair-bound[brain.oxfordjournals.org]

  • Meningomyelocele

    Hispanic children with higher SES and non-Hispanic White children demonstrated the reverse pattern.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ambulation status (independent ambulation, ambulant with assistance, or wheelchair-bound) at 2 and 10 years was compared with those delivered by elective cesarean versus those[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] All the patients tolerated procedures smoothly, and because LD muscle may be important for mobility in a potentially paraplegic wheelchair-bound patient, the author presents[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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