Wednesday, September 4, 2013

List of Post-Stroke Sequelae. Stroke symptoms.


Sequelae: Plural of Sequela. 

A pathological condition resulting from a disease. An aftereffect of disease.

Body Including Limbs
 

Sensory impairment including tactile,  pressure, Proprioception
Hemiplegia
Hemiparesis
Subluxation
Shoulder hand syndrome/RSD
Flaccidity (hypotonicity)
Balance problems
Apraxia
Hemineglect 

Altered walking gait
Vertigo

Neurogenic bladder
Eyes
Hemieposia
Eating
Dysphagia is difficulty in swallowing.
Aphagia – Inability or refusal to swallow.
Risk of aspiration
Seizures
Spasticity
Soft tissue shortening/contracture
Genu recuvatm

Speaking
Dysphasia: Impairment of speech.
Aphasia: Language disorder (defect or loss of the power of expression by speech, writing, or signs.
Dysphasia and aphasia are synonymous terms.  They mean a language disorder with impairment of speech and comprehension of speech. 

Physchosocial
Depression
Decrease sexuality
Indifference, inappropriateness, depression, mania 

"Other"
Recurrent stroke

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