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1,572 Possible Causes for Slurred Speech, Weakness

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    PATIENT CONCERNS: The patient was a 57-year-old man who was admitted to the emergency department for right-side weakness persisting for 1 hour.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] METHODS: We presented a 14-year-old patient with signs suggestive of transient ischemic attack (TIA), including triple episodic weakness on the right upper limb, slurred speech[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] or slurred speech, and localized weakness of… Read More[britannica.com]

  • Stroke

    Imbalance One-sided arm or leg weakness.[strokeassociation.org] The NHS urges people to recognise the symptoms of stroke: fallen face, inability to hold arms high, slurred speech; and to know the importance of time — act fast to get medical[curlie.org] The signs of a stroke include a sudden severe headache, weakness, numbness, vision problems, confusion, trouble walking or talking, dizziness and slurred speech.[webmd.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    However, the truncal muscle weakness progressed, and he died of respiratory failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] speech, stumbling, and muscle twitching for 3 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The earliest symptoms of Lou Gehrig's Disease may include: Tripping and falling Hand weakness or clumsiness Weakness in your leg, feet or ankles Slurred speech or trouble[disabled-world.com]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    Her symptoms started at the age of 29 years with insidious onset of pyramidal weakness in the left leg.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The genetic variants identified thus far make only weak individual contributions to MS susceptibility.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If you have primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS), you probably first saw a doctor because your legs were weak or you had trouble walking.[webmd.com]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    […] motor weakness had recovered.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] speech Fatigue Dizziness Tingling or pain in parts of your body Problems with sexual, bowel and bladder function When to see a doctor See a doctor if you experience any of[mayoclinic.org] Know the Symptoms The symptoms of MS may include tingling, numbness, painful sensations, slurred speech and blurred or double vision.[slhn.org]

  • Narcolepsy-Cataplexy Syndrome

    A subjective sense of clumsiness, slurred speech, weakness, and muscle twitches are reported prior to the attack.[symptoma.com] Without much warning, the person loses muscle tone and can have a slack jaw, broken speech, buckled knees or total weakness in their face, arms, legs, and trunk.[sleepfoundation.org] Slurred speech and visual symptoms such as blurred vision or diplopia may be experienced. Hearing, awareness and consciousness are intact.[patient.info]

  • Episodic Ataxia

    We describe a 10-year-old girl with EA1 who has distal weakness with paresis of the extensors of the feet and prolonged spells of limb stiffness (neuromyotonia) lasting up[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Episodic ataxia and myokymia syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by persistent myokymia and attacks of unsteadiness, slurred speech, and tremulousness[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] All but one young patient had additional neurologic symptoms that included paresthesia, weakness, headache, tinnitus, vertigo, and myotonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Insulinoma

    Slurring of speech, confusion, change of behaviour, truculence. Stupor, coma. Subacute hypoglycaemia Also known as hypoglycaemia unawareness.[patient.info] Adrenergic symptoms resulting from the catecholaminergic response include weakness, anxiety, nausea, hunger, sweating, tremor, tachycardia, and palpitations.[symptoma.com] Insulinomas can cause these symptoms: Confusion Sweating Weakness Rapid heartbeat If your blood sugar gets too low, you can pass out and even go into a coma.[urmc.rochester.edu]

  • Islet Cell Tumor

    Possible mechanisms for explaining this apparent discrepancy include the production of immunoreactive molecules with weak or absent systemic biological activity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A weak signal for GHRH receptor mRNA was detected in these somatotrophs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] the face, abdomen, or lower extremities Symptoms of a VIPoma Watery diarrhea Too little potassium in the blood, which can cause an irregular heartbeat, muscle cramping and weakness[cancer.net]

  • Hemiparesis

    Abstract Clinical and experimental results are reviewed concerning muscle weakness in patients with hemiparesis after a stroke.[ajot.aota.org] On examination, the patient was confused with hoarseness of voice and slurred speech.[ijcasereportsandimages.com] Her speech was mildly slurred.[doi.org]

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