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218 Possible Causes for Seizure, Vitreous Floaters

  • Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis

    In some patients, a leptomeningeal form that include ataxia, spastic paralysis, seizures, dementia and visual disturbances as most important symptoms may be seen.[symptoma.com] […] examination. [3] Objective findings may include nystagmus and pyramidal signs, with spastic paraparesis. [3] Patients with leptomeningeal and cerebrovascular deposits can have seizures[emedicine.medscape.com] […] variants that cause CNS disease may present with the following features: Nystagmus and pyramidal signs, with spastic paraparesis [3] Leptomeningeal/cerebrovascular deposits: Seizures[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma

    […] nervous system lymphoma presenting as benign vitreous floaters.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The boy had a history of walking weakness and seizure for 4 months. The serum levels of immunoglobulin G, A and M were decreased.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 16-year-old female patient presented to the clinic with complaints of multiple episodes of generalized tonic clonic seizures, nystagmus, and weakness on the left side of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    […] detachment produce flashes or floaters that are unilateral, white in color and produce a “curtain descending on the vision” phenomenon, as opposed to the migraine‐associated[emergencymedicinecases.com] None of the patients with epilepsy after discharge had electrographic seizures while hospitalized.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] seizures are harmful and PHT is harmless.[dx.doi.org]

  • Dementia

    Floaters are often noted if significant vitreous inflammation is present. The external appearance of the eye is usually white and quiet.[emedicine.medscape.com] Electroencephalography demonstrated bifrontal slowing with left-sided emphasis, and captured two focal onset partial seizures with the clinical correlate of the syndrome described[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] depression and anxiety accompanying the dementia symptoms of stroke, such as physical weakness or paralysis memory problems (although this may not be the first symptom) seizures[web.archive.org]

  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

    Vitreous hemorrhage. Loss of vision, blurred vision and floaters Vitreous hemorrhages may be of different degrees.[icrcat.com] She was continued on carbamazepine (200 mg thrice a day) for seizures. At one-year follow up, seizures are well controlled.[springerplus.springeropen.com] – brief flashes of light in the peripheral visionSmall vitreous hemorrhage often manifests itself as "floaters."[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    Hunter syndrome (MPS II-B): a report of bilateral vitreous floaters and maculopathy. Ophthalmic Genet. 2006 Jun. 27(2):71-2. [Medline].[emedicine.medscape.com] However, a clear association between EEG, CNS and the history of seizures was not established.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Long term video-EEG monitoring (LT-VEEGM) demonstrated sleep-related hypermotor seizures consistent with NFLE.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Eales Disease

    Vitreous floaters or blurring of vision, symptoms attributable to recurrent vitreous hemorrhages. 80% between the age of 20-40 years and 95% were male (O.K Malla and co workers[slideshare.net] All three patients were young men who had seizures in the past; two had migrainous headache.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Can be unilateral or bilateral.90% bilateral (Duke Elder) 56.14% had bilateral retinal vasculitis( O.K Malla and coworkers) Slide 45: Vitreous floaters or blurring of vision[authorstream.com]

  • Toxoplasmosis

    Presentation varies: Possible symptoms are reduced visual acuity and floaters.[patient.info] The patient reported other two episodes of seizures, occurring 7 days apart.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present a case of a 46-year-old man with a history significant only for hypertension and depression that presented with a new onset seizure resulting from a right parietal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Endophthalmitis

    Floaters, vitreous or subretinal hemorrhage, retinal detachment, central artery occlusion, corneal abrasion, or uveitis may also develop. 12 Because these medications must[uspharmacist.com] Shortly thereafter, the patient’s condition deteriorated and was complicated by the development of a generalized seizure and subdural fluid collections.[ajnr.org] Signs - symptoms include decreased vision, floaters and pain. It is usually bilateral and may follow an indolent course.[patient.info]

  • Panic Attacks

    These make up the middle layer of the eye.[1] The condition can also affect the lens, retina, optic nerve, and vitreous, causing reduced vision or blindness.[2] Signs and[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Fear is a common affective change associated with some complex partial seizures (CPS) originating from the right temporal lobe.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Further history revealed subtle changes in her symptoms suggestive of complex partial seizures. Scalp EEG was normal, but an MRI revealed multiple meningiomas.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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