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84 Possible Causes for Staring Gaze

  • Catatonia

    History of the concept In 1874, Kahlbaum 1,2 was the first to propose a syndrome of motor dysfunction characterized by mutism, immobility, staring gaze, negativism, stereotyped[mdedge.com] , gaze fixation Withdrawal Immobility Challenging behaviour Tremor Slowness Amotivation Grasp reflex Mannerism [ clarification needed ] Choreoathetoid movements of the trunk[en.wikipedia.org] Patients with catatonia can have staring gaze where the eyes are focused at a distance with little eye contact (see online supplementary video 1).[jnnp.bmj.com]

  • Phobia

    Normal social discourse involves being under the gaze of strangers, friends, and colleagues—interactions that are usually navigated without conscious thought.[bmj.com] […] den Boer, professor of psychiatry Department of Biological Psychiatry, Academic Hospital Groningen, PO Box 3001, 9712 RB Groningen, Netherlands Introduction Fear of being stared[bmj.com]

  • Strabismus

    Cortical response to different stimuli was analyzed: luminous, hyperventilation, slow and saccadic movements of pursuit, gaze and stare through cerebral mapping and neurometric[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Stare at the far barrel until it becomes one image with both colors and the other two barrel images have doubled. Maintain your gaze for about five seconds.[healthline.com]

  • Thyrotoxic Heart Disease

    gaze and lid lag due to sympathetic overstimulation of levator palpebrae superioris Thyrotoxicosis : hypermetabolic clinical syndrome due to elevated serum T3 or T4 May be[pathologyoutlines.com] […] cardiomegaly, atrial fibrillation, fatty change), fatty change of skeletal muscle or liver, osteoporosis from bone resorption, generalized lymphadenopathy Ocular changes : wide staring[pathologyoutlines.com]

  • Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

    He was mute and withdrawn with staring gaze, and he refused food and drink.[doi.org]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    gaze and lid lag due to sympathetic overstimulation of levator palpebrae superioris Thyrotoxicosis : hypermetabolic clinical syndrome due to elevated serum T3 or T4 May be[pathologyoutlines.com] […] cardiomegaly, atrial fibrillation, fatty change), fatty change of skeletal muscle or liver, osteoporosis from bone resorption, generalized lymphadenopathy Ocular changes : wide staring[pathologyoutlines.com]

  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

    This included a staring gaze with behavioral arrest, tonic motor phenomena and stereotyped automatisms.[scielo.br]

  • Graves Disease

    gaze Is associated with high titers of anti TSH antibodies Autoantibodies : Long acting thyroid stimulator (LATS): IgG that stimulates thyroid function similar to but slower[web.archive.org] […] tissue and extraocular muscles, due to edema and accumulation of proteoglycans and hyaluronic acid, pushes eyeball forward Sympathetic overstimulation causes wide eyed, staring[web.archive.org]

  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

    gaze ( Chavany et al 1951 ).[medlink.com] All of these abnormalities with the eyes can lead to blurry vision, double vision, light sensitivity and a staring gaze.[physio-pedia.com] […] facial expression and a fixed stare.[symptoma.com]

  • Brain Stem Infarction

    […] of the eyes (staring at objects, people, etc).[strokeeducation.info] Communication Communication may be possible by eye gazing (to letters or words on a Communication Board ), by code using blinking (once for yes and twice for no), or movements[strokeeducation.info]

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