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2,914 Possible Causes for Nystagmus, Stroke

  • Meningitis

    Stroke was diagnosed on the basis of clinical, MRI findings or both. Stroke risk factors were noted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She had nystagmus, scanning speech, bilateral papilloedema and ataxia. Cranial imaging showed a 10 mm tonsillar herniation. Posterior fossa decompression was done.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) score was 5, and the Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score was 8. She was diagnosed with acute embolic stroke.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Patulous Eustachian Tube

    Neurologic disorders that cause muscle atrophy such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, and motor neuron disease have been implicated in some cases of patulous eustachian tube.[diseaseinfosearch.org] Horizontal and vertical components of pupil position were assessed to test fixation, positional, and positioning nystagmus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neurologic disorders that cause muscle atrophy such as stroke , multiple sclerosis , and motor neuron disease have been implicated in some cases of patulous eustachian tube[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

    Vertigo is also a common symptom with brain stem and cerebellar strokes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An abnormal positional nystagmus was observed when he rotated his head to the left.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] activity is also important to prevent stroke[medindia.net]

  • Homocystinuria

    Although homocystinuria is usually associated with ischemic strokes, the sudden onset of stroke as the initial clinical presentation of homocystinuria is very rare in early[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We examined visual acuity, ocular alignment, presence of maculopathy and peripheral retinopathy, optic atrophy, and nystagmus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Case 2 involves an 8-year-old girl with nystagmus and developmental delay in whom megaloblastic anaemia was detected at 11 weeks of age.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    During each episode, he had CT brain done and was labelled as having recurrent embolic strokes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Upbeat nystagmus was observed in all MS patients with trigeminal REZ lesions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Later she developed an ischaemic stroke, infiltrative cardiomyopathy and chronic renal failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lupus Cerebritis

    Thromboembolic strokes occur in a small percentage of patients due to the involvement of blood vessels of all sizes.[symptoma.com] […] report a 28-year-old patient with systemic lupus erythematosus who had persistent fever for 3 months, and developed within a few hours motor and sensory aphasia, rotator nystagmus[link.springer.com] Stroke occurs in 5–20% of all patients with systemic lupus.[link.springer.com]

  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

    We also identified the comorbidities of the patients with BPPV, including head trauma, osteoporosis, migraine, hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia and stroke.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 50-year-old woman with BPPV who showed an 18 degree spontaneous nystagmus treated with Epley maneuver and a 53-year-old man with 3 degree spontaneous nystagmus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These are potential signs of a stroke . If there is fever associated with vertigo, there may be an infection as a potential cause of symptoms.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Otitis Media

    This report describes the first case of symptomatic ischaemic stroke secondary to SBO in an immunocompetent child.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] nonspecific signs of illness (fever, irritability, headache, anorexia, vomiting, and diarrhea) and specific signs (ear pain, otorrhea, hearing impairment, tinnitus, and nystagmus[infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com] By RONI CARYN RABIN Photo Credit Blacks Are Less Likely Than Whites to Get Treatment for Heart Disorder African-Americans are less likely than whites to get the newest stroke-preventing[nytimes.com]

  • Cerebral Embolism

    All were extensively investigated and no other causes for stroke were found.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There was no gaze preference or nystagmus. Corneal reflexes were intact. The right nasolabial fold was flattened, and right eye closure was decreased.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] Posterior cerebral artery Monocular loss of vision (amaurosis) Ophthalmic artery (a branch of the internal carotid artery) Unilateral or bilateral cranial nerve deficits (eg, nystagmus[merckmanuals.com]

  • Brain Abscess

    Early mortality following stroke: a prospective review. Stroke . 1984 ; 15 :492-496.[stroke.ahajournals.org] The patient may also have spontaneous nystagmus. Dysdiadokinesis is also positive in these patients.[sites.google.com] Such a direction of nystagmus is particularly of diagnostically valuable when you turn off the maze patient ear.[minclinic.ru]

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