The patient was started on risperidone to control the debilitating hemiballismus
, and there was a marked reduction in the frequency and severity of the movements, with control of her hyperglycaemia.
: current concepts and review," Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, vol.
Ballismus mostly involves the extremities on one side of the body which means that is in the form of hemiballismus
. In type II diabetes mellitus (DM) patients who are not controlled well, one of the rare clinical indicators of non-ketotic hyperglycemia is the picture of "chorea-ballismus" (1).
Physical examination revealed left-sided hemiballismus
, limited and painful movements of the low back, hip and sacroiliac joints, and Kayser-Fleischer ring on eye examination.
Brain injury following NMS can cause truncal ataxia, limb ataxia, athetosis, hemiballismus
, dysmetria, dysarthria, sensory function problems, balance problems, persistent amnesia, difficulties comprehending commands, attention problems, and electroencephalograph or MRI abnormalities.
Since transient "positive" local signs are often encountered as a manifestation of neurologic events associated with a small acute hemorrhage, as illustrated by hemiballismus
associated with hemorrhage in the subthalamic nucleus, this case provides substantial support for the concept that central tinnitus might indeed represent a pathologic activation of neural networks of nonspecific auditory perception.
Regarding non-ketotic hyperglycaemia and hemichorea hemiballismus
. Clin Neuropharmacol 1990;13:413-425.
Lenz, "Pallidotomy for hemiballismus
: Efficacy and characteristics of neuronal activity," Annals of Neurology, vol.
Parkinsonism, dystonia, hemiballismus
, choreoathetosis, and oculogyric crises occur in 5-10% of patients with idiopathic hypoparathyroidism17, but are less common in patients with surgical hypoparathyroidism or other causes of hypocalcemia18.
Bizim serimizde 1 hastada hemiballismus
gelisti ve valproat tedavisi ile hastanin istemsiz hareketleri zaman icinde tamamen kayboldu.