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What is Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy)?

What is Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy)?

  • Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy): A rare neurological condition where damage to the part of the brain that controls sensation (thalamus) results in excessive pain in response to mild stimulation or reduced sensation. The limbs and face are the parts of the body most often affected.

Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy): Introduction

Types of Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy):

Broader types of Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy):

How serious is Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy)?

Prognosis of Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy): Some cases may resolve but in other cases the condition is permanent. Cases involving severe pain may result in suicide.

What causes Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy)?

Causes of Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy): see causes of Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy)

What are the symptoms of Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy)?

Symptoms of Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy): see symptoms of Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy)

Onset of Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy): Symptoms may occur soon after the damage to the thalamus or may develop over a longer period of time - weeks or even years.

Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy): Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy).

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy).

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy): Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy).
Treatments for Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy): see treatments for Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy)

Name and Aliases of Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy)

Main name of condition: Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy)

Other names or spellings for Thalamic Syndrome (Dejerine Roussy):

Dejerine-Roussy syndrome, Thalamic Syndrome, Central Pain syndrome, Central Post-Stroke syndrome, Thalamic Pain syndrome, Thalamic Hyperesthetic Anesthesia, Posterior Thalamic Syndrome, Retrolenticular Syndrome

 

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