Saturday, 14 June 2008

cerebellar syndrome



Examination of the cerebellar system:
Check eye movement for nystagmus
“..Put your arms straight in front of you...”
Intension tremor
Diminished/rebound reflexes
Examine for coordination
Finger-nose test
Rapid alt movements
Check for dys synergia
Check for coordination in the legs
Assess gait, Assess speech
Examine fundi for optic atrophy

what are the causes of cerebellar syndrome?
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1 comment:

  1. causes:
    1-Toxins (ethanol, chemotherapy, anticonvulsants).
    2-Autoantibodies (paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration , autoimmune disorders)
    3-Structural lesions (strokes, MS, tumors, etc)
    4-Inherited cerebellar degenerations

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