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61 Possible Causes for Olfactory or Auditory Hallucinations

  • Alcohol Withdrawal

    These can include: [ 12 ] Hallucinations (auditory, visual, or olfactory). Confusion. Delusions. Severe agitation. Seizures can also occur.[patient.info]

  • Schizoaffective Disorder

    We investigated auditory, visual, and olfactory hallucinations at index hospitalization and auditory and visual hallucinations prospectively for 20years in 150 young patients[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] tactile olfactory/gustatory.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common symptoms of schizoaffective disorder include: Schizophrenia Symptoms: Hallucinations: the perception of visual, auditory, tactile, olfactory or other hallucinations[vantagepointnwa.com]

  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

    Auras may cause sensory, autonomic or psychic symptoms: Somatosensory and special sensory phenomena: Olfactory, auditory and gustatory illusions and hallucinations may occur[patient.info] […] linked to other qualities of perception such as voices, emotions, or time Any form of: Auditory perceptual abnormality; Olfactory hallucinations; Gustatory hallucinations[pni.org] […] blurred vision or diplopia Not Necessarily Disintegrative PTLSs (NPTLSs) Symptoms Not Necessarily Requiring Treatment Paroxysmal (Recurrent) Episodes of: Complex visual hallucinations[pni.org]

  • Epilepsy

    Smell (olfactory): Certain smells, often unpleasant, may be experienced with an aura.[verywell.com] Hearing (auditory): Like visual auras, hearing auras can be simple, such as hearing a ringing or buzzing, or complex (experiential), like hearing distorted sounds or voices[verywell.com] […] visual): Visual auras can be simple, such as seeing bright flashes of light, dark spots, or tunnel vision, or they can be complex or experiential, such as blindness, visual hallucinations[verywell.com]

  • Uncinate Seizure

    Auditory SPS from the auditory cortex typically are perceived as simple sounds, rather than words or music.[emedicine.medscape.com] The visual association cortex is the probable location of origin of complex visual hallucinations and photopsias.[emedicine.medscape.com] Olfactory-uncinate seizures originate from the orbitofrontal cortex and the mesial temporal area. Perceived odors are usually unpleasant, often with a burning quality.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Overdose

    (typically visual or tactile, less commonly auditory, olfactory, or vestibular), restlessness, distractibility, tremor {which is sometimes gross), sweating. tachycardia,[who.int] […] psychotic state occurring during the withdrawal phase in alcohol-dependent individuals and characterized by confusion, disorientation, paranoid ideation, delusions, illusions, hallucinations[who.int]

  • Organic Hallucination

    The main symptom is the presence of hallucinations that may occur in one of many forms, including visual, auditory, olfactory, or somatosensory (physical) hallucinations.[gomentor.com] : NOS auditory gustatory olfactory tactile ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 780.1 : Acousma 780.1 Gustatory hallucination 780.1 Hallucination[icd9data.com] Often isolated from auditory hallucinations. In temporal lobe epilepsy may be experiential. Lilliputian hallucinations frequently occur.[currentnursing.com]

  • Pallidopyramidal Syndrome

    After this trauma, his personality had changed with aggressiveness, recurrent migraine with auditory/olfactory hallucinations.[bmcneurol.biomedcentral.com] Psychotic symptoms include auditory, visual and olfactory hallucinations, ideas of reference and persecutory delusions [ 45, 46, 49, 50 ].[bmcneurol.biomedcentral.com] […] and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) one of the “psychotic disorders due to a general medical condition”, and as other organic psychosis is characterized mainly by hallucinations[bmcneurol.biomedcentral.com]

  • Catatonia

    She also exhibited olfactory, auditory and visual hallucinations. An EEG demonstrated diffuse abnormal electrical activity, mainly on left temporal and frontal areas.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Seizures

    These can include: [ 12 ] Hallucinations (auditory, visual, or olfactory). Confusion. Delusions. Severe agitation. Seizures can also occur.[patient.info] […] a human head - but auditory, olfactory and tactile hallucinations can also occur.[benzo.org.uk] If hallucinations occur, they are usually visual - patients have described hallucinations of a large bat sitting on the shoulder, or the appearance of horns sprouting from[benzo.org.uk]

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