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Glossary for Brainstem disorder

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

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  • Autism: Childhood mental condition with social and communication difficulties.
  • Benedikt's syndrome: Damage to a part of the brain (intremedullary part of midbrain) can result in various neurological symptoms which can vary depending on the exact location and extent of the damage. Limb and trunk symptoms tend to be on the opposite side the eye symptoms. The damage may be caused by such things as trauma, cancer and stroke.
  • Bilateral brainstem dysfunction: Diseases of the brain stem can result to abnormalities in the function of cranial nerves which may lead to visual disturbances, pupil abnormalities, changes in sensation, muscle weakness, hearing problems, vertigo, swallowing and speech difficulty, voice change, and co-ordination problems
  • Bleeding symptoms: Any type of bleeding symptoms.
  • Bonnemann-Meinecke-Reich syndrome: A rare disorder characterized mainly by growth problems, vision problems and brain disease.
  • Brainstem disorder:
  • Demyelinating disorder: Any condition that is characterised by the destruction of the myelin sheaths of the nerves
  • Encephalitis: Infection of the brain (as a symptom)
  • Encephalopathy: Any degenerative condition which affects ones brain
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hemorrhage: Any type of bleeding symptoms.
  • Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
  • Meningitis: Infection of the membrane around the brain (as a symptom)
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Sudden onset of brainstem disorder:
  • Tumor: Abnormal tissue growth which may be malignant or benign.
  • Vision changes: Any change in vision or sight.
  • Wallenberg's Syndrome: A rare neurological condition caused by a stroke (involving the cerebellar artery) and resulting in symptoms such as facial paralysis or weakness on one side of body.
  • Weber syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by excessive blood vessel growth, calcium accumulation inside the brain and seizures.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Brainstem disorder:

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