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185 Possible Causes for Nystagmus Decreases on Convergence, Usually Begins in Feet and Legs

  • Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

    The nystagmus diminished briefly after blinks and horizontal saccades, and decreased during eccentric gaze and convergence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vibratory stimuli decreased the nystagmus mostly in the left but not in the right eye.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] During lateral gazes, the PN increased in the abducting eye, but decreased in the adducting eye.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Insect Bite

    Flea bites Share on Pinterest Flea bites are usually located in clusters on the lower legs and feet. The itchy, red bumps are surrounded by a red halo.[healthline.com] Symptoms begin immediately after you’re bitten. Read full article on flea bites.[healthline.com]

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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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  • Déjerine-Sottas Disease

    These symptoms usually begin in the feet and slowly progress to include the lower legs, hands and forearms.[hopkinsmedicine.org]

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  • Hereditary Areflexic Dystasia

    Usually, weakness begins in the feet and ankles, and manifests itself as foot drop — difficulty lifting the foot at the ankle, so that the toes point downward during walking[mda.org] The proximal muscles, which are those closer to the center of the body, such as the upper arm and upper leg muscles, are rarely affected.[mda.org]

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  • Neuropathy

    Typical symptoms vary from person to person, but may include one or more of numbness, pins and needles, tingling, discomfort, or weakness, which usually begin in both feet[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] It usually presents with weakness and muscle wasting beginning in the feet, and over time progressing more proximally to the legs, then the thighs, hands and forearms.[precisionhealth.com.au] […] and spread symmetrically up the legs (like stockings).[betterhealth.vic.gov.au]

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  • Polyneuropathy

    It usually begins in the hands and feet and may progress to the arms and legs and sometimes to other parts of the body where it may affect the autonomic nervous system.[en.wikipedia.org]

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  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    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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  • Lower Extremity Arteriosclerosis

    The pain usually begins in the lower leg or foot, is severe and unrelenting, and gets worse when the leg is elevated. The pain often prevents sleep.[rjmatthewsmd.com] For relief, a person may hang the feet over the side of the bed or rest sitting up with the legs hanging down.[rjmatthewsmd.com]

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  • Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy

    Typical symptoms vary from person to person, but may include one or more of numbness, pins and needles, tingling, discomfort, or weakness, which usually begin in both feet[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] […] and spread symmetrically up the legs (like stockings).[betterhealth.vic.gov.au]

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