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116 Possible Causes for Unilateral Arm Weakness

  • Stroke

    Stroke symptoms include: sudden weakness or numbness of the face, arm, or leg, often unilateral; confusion; difficulties in speaking or seeing with one or both eyes; difficulties[doi.org] 2—Partial facial weakness 3—Complete unilateral palsy 5 Motor function (arm) 0—No drift a.[doi.org] —Complete gaze palsy 3 Visual fields 0—No visual field defect 1—Partial hemianopia 2—Complete hemianopia 3—Bilateral hemianopia 4 Facial movement 0—Normal 1—Minor facial weakness[doi.org]

  • Cerebral Thrombosis

    INTRODUCTION: The propositus - a two-week-old boy - was transferred to our university hospital for investigation of increased head circumference and full fontanel. On ultrasound, thrombosis of the right internal cerebral vein and intraventricular haemorrhage was diagnosed, confirmed by MRI. Family history revealed[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Frozen Shoulder

    Seventy-seven patients with idiopathic frozen shoulder syndrome were included in a prospective study to compare the effect of intensive physical rehabilitation treatment, including passive stretching and manual mobilization (stretching group) versus supportive therapy and exercises within the pain limits (supervised[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    Radiculopathy [ 4 ] Suspect this where there is unilateral neck, shoulder, or arm pain approximating to a dermatome.[patient.info] It is typically unilateral. Numbness and weakness follow the same distribution. Some patients will exhibit signs and symptoms of radiculopathy and myelopathy.[aafp.org] There may be accompanying changes in sensation or weakness in related muscles.[patient.info]

  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

    Back to Journals » Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine » Volume 5 Review Authors Escamilla R, Hooks T, Wilk K Received 15 September 2013 Accepted for publication 25 November 2013 Published 28 February 2014 Volume 2014:5 Pages 13—24 DOI Checked for plagiarism Yes Review by Single-blind Peer reviewer comments 3[…][dx.doi.org]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    We present three patients with a clinical course and cerebrospinal fluid findings consistent with a diagnosis of primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS). Extensive and repeated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations showed only diffuse abnormality in brain and spinal cord, but no focal lesions. We propose[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rotator Cuff Tear

    Aus Wikimedia Commons, dem freien Medienarchiv Zur Navigation springen Zur Suche springen Rotatorenmanschettenruptur Krankheitsbild Medium hochladen Wikipedia Ist ein(e) Krankheit Unterklasse von Berufskrankheit, shoulder problem, synovial, tendon or bursa disorder, rotator cuff tear arthropathy Normdatei Q3518022[…][commons.wikimedia.org]

  • Hemorrhagic Stroke

    A hemorrhagic stroke in children is rarely secondary to cerebral paragonimiasis. We describe a 9-year-old boy in whom an intracerebral hemorrhage was the leading clinical indication of acute cerebral paragonimiasis. He was hospitalized because of a sudden onset of headache, right hemiparesis, and dysarthria. A[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Carotid Artery Occlusion

    OBJECTIVE: To review the literature on the management of common carotid artery occlusion (CCAO). METHODS: A review of English-language medical literature from 1965 to 2012 was conducted using the PubMed and EMBASE databases to find all studies involving management of CCAO. The search identified 21 articles[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    Subdural hematoma is defined as a collection of blood outside the brain below the dura mater. Presentations seen is dependent on the level of bleeding but general include siezures, apathy, weakness, lethargy, nausea, dizziness, behaviorual changes, confusion and severe headache. Chronic subdural hematoma may have[…][symptoma.com]

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