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Horner’s Syndrome: What It Is, Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17836-horners-syndrome

Nov 4th, 2022 - Overview Symptoms of Horner’s syndrome usually affect only one side of your face. What is Horner’s syndrome? Horner’s syndrome, also known as oculosympathetic palsy or Bernard-Horner syndrome, is a relatively rare neurological syndrome that affects your eye and the surrounding tissues on one side of your face. It occurs due to a disruption of the pathway of the sympathetic nerves that connect y...

Lyme Disease: Symptoms, Treatment, Pre
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Aug 16th, 2022 - Overview A reddish rash or skin lesion known as erythema migraines (EM) starts as a small red spot at the site of the tick bite. What is Lyme disease? Lyme disease is caused by a bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi, which you can get if an infected deer tick (also called black-legged tick) bites you. Ordinary "wood ticks" and "dog ticks" don’t carry the infection. The first recognition of Lyme disea...

Velopharyngeal Insufficiency (VPI): Dysfunction
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17935-velopharyngeal-dysfunction-vpd

Jul 25th, 2022 - Overview What is velopharyngeal insufficiency? Velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI) occurs when the sphincter between your oral and nasal cavities doesn’t close completely. It can make your voice sound nasally or cause speech problems. In severe cases, solid foods or fluids may regurgitate (come up) through your nose. VPI is a type of velopharyngeal dysfunction. It involves the velopharyngeal sph...

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome (Herpes Zoster Oticus):
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Jun 14th, 2022 - Overview Ramsay Hunt syndrome affects your facial nerve and causes facial paralysis, usually with a painful rash. What is Ramsay Hunt syndrome? Ramsay Hunt syndrome is a complication of varicella-zoster virus infections, including chickenpox or shingles (herpes zoster). Other names for the condition include herpes zoster oticus and Ramsay Hunt syndrome type 2. It got its name when an American a...

Movement disorders - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/movement-disorders/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20363925

May 24th, 2022 - Movement disorders care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic neurologists, neurosurgeons and other doctors trained in movement disorders work together to determine the most appropriate treatment for your condition. You can trust Mayo Clinic specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service. Mayo Clinic doctors treat a wide range of movement...

Dysarthria - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dysarthria/symptoms-causes/syc-20371994

May 17th, 2022 - Overview Dysarthria occurs when the muscles you use for speech are weak or you have difficulty controlling them. Dysarthria often causes slurred or slow speech that can be difficult to understand. Common causes of dysarthria include nervous system disorders and conditions that cause facial paralysis or tongue or throat muscle weakness. Certain medications also can cause dysarthria. Treating the...

Horner syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/horner-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20373547

May 13th, 2022 - Overview Horner syndrome signs Open pop-up dialog box Close Horner syndrome signs Horner syndrome signs Decreased eye pupil size is a key sign of Horner syndrome. Horner syndrome is a condition that affects the face and eye on one side of the body. It is caused by the disruption of a nerve pathway from the brain to the head and neck. Typically, signs and symptoms of Horner syndrome include decr...

Bell's palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 4th, 2022 - Overview Bell's palsy is a condition that causes sudden weakness in the muscles on one side of the face. In most cases, the weakness is temporary and significantly improves over weeks. The weakness makes half of the face appear to droop. Smiles are one-sided, and the eye on the affected side resists closing. Bell's palsy is also known as acute peripheral facial palsy of unknown cause. It can oc...

Scoliosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/scoliosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20350716

May 4th, 2022 - Overview Scoliosis Open pop-up dialog box Close Scoliosis Scoliosis Viewed from the side, the normal spine takes the form of an elongated S, the upper back bowing outward and the lower back curving slightly inward. Viewed from behind though, the spine should appear as a straight line from the base of the neck to the tailbone. Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine. Scoliosis is a sidewa...

Bell's palsy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bells-palsy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370034

May 4th, 2022 - Diagnosis There's no specific test for Bell's palsy. Your health care provider will look at your face and ask you to move your facial muscles by closing your eyes, lifting your brow, showing your teeth and frowning, among other movements. Other conditions — such as a stroke, infections, Lyme disease, inflammatory conditions and tumors — can cause facial muscle weakness that mimics Bell's palsy....

Bell's palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bells-palsy/symptoms-causes/syc-20370028

May 4th, 2022 - Overview Bell's palsy is a condition that causes sudden weakness in the muscles on one side of the face. In most cases, the weakness is temporary and significantly improves over weeks. The weakness makes half of the face appear to droop. Smiles are one-sided, and the eye on the affected side resists closing. Bell's palsy is also known as acute peripheral facial palsy of unknown cause. It can oc...

Rett syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rett-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20377233

May 3rd, 2022 - Diagnosis Diagnosing Rett syndrome involves careful observation of your child's growth and development and answering questions about medical and family history. The diagnosis is usually considered when slowing of head growth is noticed or loss of skills or developmental milestones occurs. For a diagnosis of Rett syndrome, other conditions with similar symptoms must be ruled out. Evaluating othe...

Frontotemporal Dementia: What It Is, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21075-frontotemporal-dementia

Apr 21st, 2022 - Overview Frontotemporal dementia causes parts of your brain to deteriorate and shrink. What is frontotemporal dementia? Frontotemporal dementia refers to a group of diseases that involve the deterioration of your brain's frontal and temporal lobes. As those areas deteriorate, you lose the abilities those parts controlled. People with FTD commonly lose control of their behavior or ability to spe...

Septo-Optic Dysplasia (SOD): Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/22793-septo-optic-dysplasia-sod

Apr 19th, 2022 - Overview What is septo-optic dysplasia? Septo-optic dysplasia (SOD) is a rare disorder that affects development in different parts of your brain. These affected brain parts can influence malfunction of your eyes, hormones, muscles, learning and many other functions. The disorder is congenital, which means it’s present at birth — although symptoms may not develop until later in life. Another nam...

Hemifacial Microsomia: Types, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/22810-hemifacial-microsomia

Apr 19th, 2022 - Overview What is hemifacial microsomia? Hemifacial microsomia is a condition that's present at birth. It occurs when part of one side of your face doesn’t develop as it should. Sometimes it occurs on both sides of your face. The condition may also be called craniofacial microsomia, oculo-auriculo-vertebral spectrum or oculoauricular dysplasia. Hemifacial microsomia can affect your: Cheekbones. ...

Brachial Plexus Injury: What It Is, Symptoms,
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Apr 16th, 2022 - Overview Injury to your brachial plexus often happens when your arm is forcibly pulled or stretched or your head and neck are forcibly pulled away from your shoulder. What is a brachial plexus injury? The brachial plexus is a network of intertwined nerves that control movement and sensation in your arm and hand. A brachial plexus injury involves sudden damage to these nerves, which may cause pa...

Ataxia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 9th, 2022 - Diagnosis If you have ataxia, your doctor will look for a treatable cause. Besides conducting a physical exam and a neurological exam, including checking your vision, balance, coordination and reflexes, your doctor might request tests, including: Blood tests. These might help identify treatable causes of ataxia. Imaging studies. An MRI of the brain might help determine possible causes. An MRI c...

Toe walking - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Mar 23rd, 2022 - Diagnosis Toe walking can be observed during a physical exam. In some cases, the doctor may do a gait analysis or an exam known as electromyography (EMG). During an EMG, a thin needle with an electrode is inserted into a muscle in the leg. The electrode measures the electrical activity in the affected nerve or muscle. If the doctor suspects a condition such as cerebral palsy or autism, he or sh...

Toe walking - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/toe-walking/symptoms-causes/syc-20378410

Mar 23rd, 2022 - Overview Walking on the toes or the balls of the feet, also known as toe walking, is fairly common in children who are just beginning to walk. Most children outgrow it. Kids who continue toe walking beyond the toddler years often do so out of habit. As long as your child is growing and developing normally, toe walking is unlikely to be a cause for concern. Toe walking sometimes can result from ...

Progressive supranuclear palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/progressive-supranuclear-palsy/symptoms-causes/syc-20355659

Mar 18th, 2022 - Overview Cause of supranuclear palsy Open pop-up dialog box Close Cause of supranuclear palsy Cause of supranuclear palsy Deterioration of cells in the brainstem, cerebral cortex, cerebellum and basal ganglia — a cluster of cells deep within your brain — is what causes the coordination and movement issues of progressive supranuclear palsy. Progressive supranuclear palsy is an uncommon brain dis...