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Paresthesia

Paraesthesia


Presentation

  • PURPOSE: We describe a patient who presented with unilateral paresthesia after acute isolated infarct of the splenium. CASE REPORT: A 74-year-old woman presented with acute onset of right sided numbness and tingling.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The main purpose of this case report is to present the treatment and resolution of a mental nerve paresthesia stemming from apical pathosis of a mandibular canine tooth and the follow-up of 3 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Abstract Sensory disturbances such as anesthesia, hypoesthesia, hyperesthesia, and paresthesia may be present in the oral cavity, stemming from many local and systemic factors.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • No permanent inferior alveolar nerve damage was found (0%) and only 1 patient presented a permanent lesion of the ipsilateral lingual nerve (0.3%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • OBJECTIVES: Identification of early presenting signs of the Basal Cell Nevus (BCNS; synonyme Gorlin-Goltz) syndrome, which is associated with a principal triad of multiple basal cell nevi, jaw odontogenic keratocysts, and skeletal anomalies, in stomatological[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Epilepsy
  • The odds ratio of developing topiramate-induced paresthesia in migraine compared to epilepsy patients was 3.4.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • […] bifida Degenerative diseases, where nerve cells are damaged or die, such as Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease Diseases of the blood vessels that supply the brain, such as stroke Injuries to the spinal cord and brain Seizure disorders, such as epilepsy[icdlist.com]
Stroke
  • Paresthesia can be caused by disorders affecting the central nervous system, such as stroke and transient ischemic attacks (mini-strokes), multiple sclerosis, transverse myelitis, and encephalitis.[ninds.nih.gov]
  • If it is accompanied by weakness, it could be a stroke. If you have the above with out any cause, you could be having a stroke.[watercures.org]
  • When considering the causes of paresthesia, if your discomfort is not caused by a stroke or mini-stroke, then here are the possibilities. Are You Stroking? We have to be diligent and cover this again.[watercures.org]
Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Heavy metals, including lead and mercury, can cause peripheral neuropathy as well. Medications used to treat seizure disorders, certain antibiotics and antiviral drugs are also associated with peripheral neuropathy.[livestrong.com]
  • OBJECTIVE: To search major Islamic Traditional Medicine (ITM) textbooks for definition, etiology and medicinal plants used to manage 'khadar' or 'paresthesia', a common sensory symptom of multiple sclerosis (MS) and peripheral neuropathies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Most frequently, numbness will affect one extremity and is most often diagnosed as a peripheral neuropathy.[askdrjohnson.com]
  • The cause of tingling and numbness in diabetics is usually peripheral neuropathy.[a-diabetic-life.com]
  • The study found tai chi to be an effective and safe form of intervention for those with peripheral neuropathy. 7 Acupuncture for Paresthesia Acupuncture could be another treatment option for peripheral neuropathy.[echiropractor.org]
Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  • Abstract BACKGROUND A rare variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) consists of facial diplegia and paresthesia, but an even more rare association is with facial hemiplegia, similar to Bell's palsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • A condition called Guillain-Barré syndrome causes abrupt weakness and tingling in the lower extremities.[livestrong.com]
  • […] syndrome), menopause, abnormal blood levels of calcium, potassium or sodium, uremia, porphyria Infections and post-infection syndromes : infection with Herpes simplex virus, Herpes zoster virus, arbovirus; canker sores, Lyme disease, AIDS (HIV), leprosy, Guillain-Barré[healthhype.com]
Rabies
  • Fibromyalgia Sjogren’s syndrome Polyarteritis nodosa Systemic sclerosis Autoimmune vasculitis Infections Herpes simplex virus (HSV) Herpes zoster virus causing shingles Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) Lyme disease Leprosy Rabies[ihealthblogger.com]
  • […] blood levels of calcium, potassium or sodium, uremia, porphyria Infections and post-infection syndromes : infection with Herpes simplex virus, Herpes zoster virus, arbovirus; canker sores, Lyme disease, AIDS (HIV), leprosy, Guillain-Barré syndrome, rabies[healthhype.com]
  • Diabetes Infection post-infection syndromes Herpes (infection with herpes simplex virus) Herpes Zoster (infection with herpes zoster virus) Other infectious conditions (such as arbovirus) Canker sores Lyme disease AIDS/HIV Leprosy Guillain-Barre syndrome Rabies[heydoctor.org]
Focal Seizure
  • A progression of sensory complaints, particularly tingling, from one region of the body to adjacent regions (which has been described as a "march" of symptoms) is common in migraine and may be seen with focal seizures affecting the sensory cortex.[dartmouth.edu]

Workup

  • It is good that you have had a thorough workup for other causes of fasciculations (ALS, neuropathy, metabolic abnormalities – thyroid, calcium, etc).[healthquestions.medhelp.org]

Treatment

  • The causes and treatment options of this rare disorder are reviewed and discussed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Abstract The development of tumor necrosis factor inhibitor biologic therapy is arguably one of the most significant achievements in the treatment of rheumatic diseases to date.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Treatment The appropriate treatment for paresthesia depends on accurate diagnosis of the underlying cause. Treatment The appropriate treatment for paresthesia depends on accurate diagnosis of the underlying cause.[ninds.nih.gov]
  • The healing progressed so that the symptoms completely resolved within a year after the treatment. CONCLUSIONS: Periapical pathosis might cause paresthesia with a good potential for healing after appropriate endodontic treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • CONCLUSIONS: Paresthesia is a common symptom after breast cancer treatment. This paper describes a new method of assessing this side effect to improve and individualize treatment for it in the future.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Prognosis

  • Prognosis The prognosis for those with paresthesia depends on the severity of the sensations and the associated disorders. x Prognosis The prognosis for those with paresthesia depends on the severity of the sensations and the associated disorders.[ninds.nih.gov]
  • The possible pathophysiologic mechanism of nerve injury, therapy, and prognosis for recovery are also discussed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Given the fact that paresthesia is not a condition on its own, one cannot talk about prognosis in this case.[heydoctor.org]
  • Part I explores basic techniques to researching paresthesia (e.g. finding guidelines on diagnosis, treatments, and prognosis), followed by a number of topics, including information on how to get in touch with organizations, associations, or other patient[amazon.com]

Etiology

  • The authors considered three different etiologies that likely produce inflammation along the nerve trunk and cause delayed paresthesia: compression of the clot, fibrous reorganization of the clot, and nerve trauma caused by bone fragments during clot[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • In this report we present a case of paresthesia of the right inferior alveolar nerve; discuss the anatomy, pathobiology, and etiology; and suggest that a periapical lesion affecting the lower right second molar (No. 31) may have been the cause.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The main evidence for amalgam being the dominant etiological factor was the positive epicutaneous patch testing response to the components of the amalgam alloy, and the total remission of symptoms without further clinical complications after removal of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The etiology and the treatment of this endodontic complication are described. [Indexed for MEDLINE] Free full text[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • OBJECTIVE: To search major Islamic Traditional Medicine (ITM) textbooks for definition, etiology and medicinal plants used to manage 'khadar' or 'paresthesia', a common sensory symptom of multiple sclerosis (MS) and peripheral neuropathies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Pathophysiology

  • The possible pathophysiologic mechanism of nerve injury, therapy, and prognosis for recovery are also discussed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • […] metal poisoning: Mercury, lead, arsenic Exposure to industrial toxins Carbon monoxide poisoning Nitrous oxide poisoning Snake bite Burns Frostbite Pink disease Tobacco smoking Ito syndrome Ciguatera (tropical fish) poisoning Paraneoplastic syndrome Pathophysiology[ihealthblogger.com]
  • […] and Etiology The basic pathophysiology of paresthesias is an altered nerve or nerve pathway function.[chiro.org]

Prevention

  • It also discusses which cases may be at risk for developing mental paresthesia and its prevention and management.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Before fixed orthodontic treatment proceeds in patients with large tooth roots, it is important to diagnose the relationship between the roots and the mandibular canal to prevent nerve numbness and damage.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • This study aimed at evaluating the effect of infrared laser (830 nm) in the prevention and treatment of paresthesias after orthognathic surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Complications might be prevented by careful preoperative examination, good quality radiographs, and good instrumentation, irrigation, and obturation techniques. However, according to the literature paresthesia might still occur.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Although the paresthesia does not have a negative effect on the patient'™s life quality in the postoperative period, in our opinion it is important to preserve the ICBN in order to prevent postoperative paresthesia. Celsius.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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