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426 Possible Causes for Nystagmus Decreases on Convergence, Stiffness of the Lower Limbs

  • Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

    […] and contraction (spasticity) in the lower limbs.[zfin.org] The nystagmus diminished briefly after blinks and horizontal saccades, and decreased during eccentric gaze and convergence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 56-year-old man presented with progressive stiffness, weakness and ataxia in the lower limbs. Two sisters of him had similar symptoms and dysarthria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Arthritis

    7 Ways to Ease RA Depression It’s normal to feel a little overwhelmed when facing a long-term illness. With rheumatoid arthritis, the chances of being depressed are about double those of people who don’t have RA. More and more studies link depression and RA pain. The good news is that you can do a number of[…][web.archive.org]

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  • Oculodentodigital Dysplasia

    Paraparesis (partial paralysis of the lower extremities) Quadriparesis (Weakness of all four limbs, both arms and both legs) Seizures Spasticity (unusual “tightness”, stiffness[nfed.org] Less frequent ocular findings are nystagmus, palpebral fissure hypoplasia, epicanthal folds and convergent strabismus.[orpha.net] Ophthalmic anomalies include decreased visual acuity, microphthalmia, microcornea, cataracts, glaucoma, iris abnormalities and optic atrophy.[orpha.net]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    INTRODUCTION Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) and giant cell arteritis (GCA) are linked inflammatory conditions that affect different parts of the body. They are frequently discussed together because: Polymyalgia rheumatica occurs in about 50 percent of people with giant cell arteritis. Approximately 15 to 30 percent[…][web.archive.org]

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  • Spinal Stenosis

    Gait abnormalities have been seen in patients with Parkinson disease or Parkinson-like (P-L) disorders and cervical spinal stenosis. Acute presentation of P-L symptoms has been reported in 24 cases caused by chronic subdural hematomas with 11 cases due to bilateral chronic subdural hematomas. When a patient also[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Lumbar Osteoarthritis

    Pain on weight-bearing if the lower limb joints are involved.[arthritis.co.za] It can occur in any joint, but is most commonly seen in selected joints of the hand, spine, and lower limb.[bmcmusculoskeletdisord.biomedcentral.com] Stiffness after rest - called gelling - usually lasting less than 5 minutes - with the patient loosening up quickly by moving the joints.[arthritis.co.za]

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  • Heelspur

    […] tissue massage or release, muscle flexibility or stretches, foot taping, foot, and lower limb strengthening exercises and occasionally night splints.[physioworks.com.au] Depending upon your specific clinical assessment, your physiotherapist may provide you with manual therapy techniques such as joint mobilisations to loosen stiff joints, soft[physioworks.com.au]

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  • Malnutrition

    Nystagmus may decrease when the eyes converge to read.[eyeassociates.com] Low vision specialists can add prism to induce convergence artificially and thus reduce the nystagmus in some patients.[eyeassociates.com] Nystagmus acquired later in life may cause vertigo or dizziness like effects from the sensation of motion in the vision.[eyeassociates.com]

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  • Neonatal Adrenoleukodystrophy

    Symptoms may include progressive stiffness, weakness, or paralysis of the lower limbs and loss of coordination. Brain function deterioration may also been seen.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Adult-onset symptoms, which usually develop between the ages of 21 and 35, may include progressive stiffness, weakness or paralysis of the lower limbs, and loss of coordination[livingnaturallyonline.com]

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  • Infantile-Onset Ascending Hereditary Spastic Paralysis

    These disorders are characterized by muscle stiffness (spasticity) and weakness in the lower limbs (paraplegia).[icdlist.com] These disorders are characterized by progressive muscle stiffness (spasticity) and eventual paralysis of the lower limbs (paraplegia).[ghr.nlm.nih.gov] […] and contraction (spasticity) in the lower limbs, as a result of damage to or dysfunction of the nerves.[disabled-world.com]

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