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52 Possible Causes for Truncal Instability

  • Dermatomyositis

    Clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis (CADM) affects a subset of 5-20% of patients with dermatomyositis and is defined as the presence of cutaneous features of dermatomyositis without clinical muscle weakness for 6 months. There is no consensus on first-line treatment for CADM and whether treatment should[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alcoholic Cerebellar Degeneration

    instability, with generally preserved coordination of the upper extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical manifestations evolve over months to years and include truncal instability, broad-based stance and gait ataxia.[urmc.rochester.edu] The vermis is concerned with midline and truncal position and receives input from the spinal cord. Dysfunction is noted by postural instability and gait ataxia.[medexam.net]

  • Neonatal Hypotonia

    These babies can present with head lag, truncal instability, feeding and breathing difficulties, or they may just 'feel' different from other babies when handled.[fastbleep.com]

  • Hemiparesis

    Patients with more truncal instability are more likely to have midline cerebellar disease at the vermis.[stanford25.wordpress.com] Eight of the patients “could not even sit up by themselves and had marked truncal instability, falling backward or to the affected side from a sitting position when left without[doi.org]

  • Cerebellar Disease

    instability - Titubation of the head - Stiffness of neck - Level of consciousness Ask the patient to follow your finger far left and as far right (keeping their head still[quizlet.com] instability Intention tremors Nystagmus Dysmetria, dysrhythmia & dysdiadochokinesis - ataxia Ataxic Dysarthria: Nonspeech Oral Mechanism Deficits Often normal with respect[ucs.louisiana.edu] The vermis is concerned with midline and truncal position and receives input from the spinal cord. Dysfunction is noted by postural instability and gait ataxia.[medexam.net]

  • Subacute Cerebellar Degeneration

    It is characterised by subacute onset of gait instability which may progress to a pan-cerebellar syndrome with vertigo, diplopia, dysarthria, truncal and appendicular ataxia[karger.com] instability and increasing difficulty with fine motor tasks due to incoordination.[karger.com] […] lived independently in a retirement village presented in early February 2016 with 10 days of dizziness, nausea and vomiting on a 2-month history of progressively worsening truncal[karger.com]

  • Autosomal Recessive Spinocerebellar Ataxia

    SCAR16 is characterized by truncal and limb ataxia resulting in gait instability.[uniprot.org]

  • Infantile Hemiplegia

    Patients with more truncal instability are more likely to have midline cerebellar disease at the vermis.[web.archive.org]

  • Hemiplegia

    Patients with more truncal instability are more likely to have midline cerebellar disease at the vermis.[web.archive.org]

  • McLeod Neuroacanthocytosis Syndrome

    The gait of choreo-acanthocytosis patients may have a “rubber man” appearance with truncal instability and sudden, violent truncal spasms.3 Psychiatric manifestations are[japi.org]

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