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Glossary for Neurological disorder

Medical terms related to Neurological disorder or mentioned in this section include:

  • AIDS: A term given to HIV patients who have a low CD4 count (below 200) which means that they have low levels of a type of immune cell called T-cells. AIDS patients tend to develop opportunistic infections and cancers. Opportunistic infections are infections that would not normally affect a person with a healthy immune system. The HIV virus is a virus that attacks the body's immune system.
  • Alcohol use: Use of alcohol (as a symptom)
  • Alzheimer's disease: A progressive degenerative disease of the brain of unknown cause
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A degenerative motor neuron disease marked by weakness and wasting of the muscles which starts at the hands and legs and spreads to the rest of the body. Death occurs in 2 to 5 years. Also called Lou Gehrig's disease or wasting palsy.
  • Aneurysm: Swelling or ballooning of part of an artery
  • Benign Fasciculation Syndrome: Common movement disorder manifesting in a fine (fast) tremor; it is an inherited condition of unknown cause.
  • Brain abscess: abscess in the brain may involve any of the lobes of the brain
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Cognitive impairment: General loss of mental or cognitive ability
  • Cysticerosis:
  • Dementia: Mental confusion and impaired thought.
  • Dermatomyositis: A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash.
  • Diabetic neuropathy: nerve damage which maybe motor, sensory and autonomic
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: An inherited degenerative disease of the muscles which progresses rapidly compared to other muscle wasting diseases.
  • Eaton Lambert syndrome: is a rare disorder of neuromuscular transmission
  • Encephalitis: Infection of the brain (as a symptom)
  • Epilepsy: Paroxysmal transient disturbances of brain function that may manifest as loss of consciousness, abnormal motor phenomena
  • Extradural hematoma: Bleeding in the skull outside the brain
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Fatigue: Excessive tiredness or weakness.
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome: An acute condition which is characterized by polyradiculoneuropathy that affects the peripheral nervous system
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Huntington's disease: Inherited disease causing progressive mental deterioration.
  • Infantile Spasms: A condition which is characterized by brief muscular spasms in infants
  • Meningitis: Infection of the membrane around the brain (as a symptom)
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Multiple Sclerosis: Autoimmune attack on spinal nerves causing diverse and varying neural problems.
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Muscle weakness: Weakness of the muscles or loss of tone
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Myasthenia Gravis: An autoimmune disorder which interferes with nerve impulses to muscles and hence results in weak, easily fatigued muscles.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Parkinson's Disease: Degenerative brain condition characterised by tremor.
  • Poliomyelitis: Dangerous virus now rare due to vaccination.
  • Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis: A progressive neurological disorder involving inflammation of the brain caused by a complication of the measles virus. It can occur up to 10 years after the initial measles virus and may be due to a defective immune response to the virus or a reactivation of the virus.
  • Subdural hematoma: A condition which is characterized by a blood clot beneath the dura mater

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Neurological disorder:

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