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12 Possible Causes for Nystagmus Decreases on Convergence, Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

  • Spasmus Nutans

    […] intensity decreases when converging to view near objects in around 44% of individuals with IN. 8,12 However, there is no significant improvement in near VA at this time,[dovepress.com] It decreases when the child's eyes converge or move inward.[healthofchildren.com] […] despite significant dampening of the nystagmus. 11, 9 Barot et al 35 studied the reading performance of 71 individuals with IN and 20 controls, measuring reading acuity, near[dovepress.com]

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    […] resection. 7,8 There is also evidence that adults with temporal lobe epilepsy are more affected by abnormal sleep architecture compared to patients with frontal lobe epilepsy[practicalneurology.com] Nystagmus may decrease when the eyes converge to read.[eyeassociates.com] Mitochondrial involvement and oxidative stress in temporal lobe epilepsy. Free Radic Biol Med. 2013;62:121–31. CrossRef PubMed PubMedCentral Google Scholar 61.[link.springer.com]

  • Brain Stem Infarction

    Keller SS, Schoene-Bake JC, Gerdes JS, Weber B, Deppe M (2012) Concomitant fractional anisotropy and volumetric abnormalities in temporal lobe epilepsy: Cross-sectional evidence[journals.plos.org] […] palsy, or convergence-retraction nystagmus.[emedicine.medscape.com] CN III palsy and pupillary abnormalities, including small pupils with decreased light reactivity (diencephalic), large/mid-position and fixed pupils (midbrain), and ectopic[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Oculodentodigital Dysplasia

    […] and Leybaert, Luc}, issn {1663-9812}, journal {FRONTIERS IN PHARMACOLOGY}, keyword {ENDOTHELIAL CALCIUM DYNAMICS,Cx43,ASTROCYTE-DIRECTED INACTIVATION,PORE-LINING RESIDUES,TEMPORAL-LOBE[biblio.ugent.be] Less frequent ocular findings are nystagmus, palpebral fissure hypoplasia, epicanthal folds and convergent strabismus.[orpha.net] Hippocampal pathology in refractory temporal lobe epilepsy: T2-weighted signal change reflects dentate gliosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Communicating Hydrocephalus

    Frontal lobe syndromes or epilepsy. Frontal and temporal lobe dementia. Infection; intracranial epidural abscess, subdural empyema.[patient.info] The ocular motility disorder consisted of severe vertical gaze palsy and convergence retraction nystagmus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Frontal lobe syndromes or epilepsy . Frontal and temporal lobe dementia . Infection; intracranial epidural abscess, subdural empyema.[patient.info]

  • Infratentorial Tumor

    Temporal lobe tumoral epilepsy: characteristics and predictors of surgical outcome. Neurology. 2003 Sep 9. 61(5):636-41. [Medline].[emedicine.medscape.com] ., the Parinaud syndrome: decreased upward gaze, near-light dissociation of the pupillary response, convergence nystagmus) are classically noted ( 22 ).[radiologykey.com] Temporal lobe tumoral epilepsy: characteristics and predictors of surgical outcome. Neurology. 2003 Sep 9. 61(5):636-41. [Medline]. Whittle IR, Beaumont A.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Hereditary Hyperphosphatasia

    , familial focal, with variable foci 4 Epilepsy, Familial Focal, with Variable Foci 2 4 Epilepsy, Familial Focal, with Variable Foci 3 1 Epilepsy, Familial Temporal Lobe,[preventiongenetics.com] Exophthalmos, optic atrophy, reduced visual fields, convergent strabismus, nystagmus, chronic headache, and decreased sensory function of the trigeminal nerve have been described[slideheaven.com] 5 1 Epilepsy, Familial Temporal Lobe, 7 4 Epilepsy, focal, with speech disorder and with or without mental retardation 4 Epilepsy, Hearing Loss, and Mental Retardation Syndrome[preventiongenetics.com]

  • Craniodiaphyseal Dysplasia

    Benign Neonatal Detection of large deletions and/or duplications in the KCNQ2 gene by MLPA Epilepsy Lateral Temporal Lobe, Autosomal Dominant Sanger Sequencing of the LGI1[pentacorelab.hu] Exophthalmos, optic atrophy, reduced visual fields, convergent strabismus, nystagmus, chronic headache, and decreased sensory function of the trigeminal nerve have been described[slideheaven.com] Desbuquois dysplasia 2 Epilepsy, lateral temporal lobe, autosomal dominant Lysosomal acid lipase deficiency Lysosomal acid lipase A (LIPA) deficiency is a lipid storage disease[amp.pharm.mssm.edu]

  • Vestibular Nystagmus

    The Epley maneuver and the Semont maneuver have not been demonstrated to be effective in persons with disorders of the central nervous system such as temporal lobe epilepsy[aetna.com] It is typically a horizontal jerk nystagmus and it may be associated with abnormal head movement and decreases in intensity with convergence.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Infantile (Congenital) Nystagmus • Conjugate, rarely rotary or vertical • Jerk or Pendular • Null point • Decrease with convergence • Increases with fixation • Reversal of[slideshare.net]

  • Infantile Symmetrical Thalamic Degeneration

    Thalamic diffusion and volumetry in temporal lobe epilepsy with and without mesial temporal sclerosis. Epilepsy Res 2008 ; 80 : 184 –93. 70.[cambridge.org] In 7% nystagmus actually increases in upgaze and decreases in downgaze (1273,1275,1278).[neuroophthalmology.ca] lobe epilepsy partial epilepsy arising from the temporal lobe of the brain tendon release (tenotomy) surgical procedure involving division of a severely contracted tendon[strokecenter.org]

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