II. Definition

  1. Sensory or motor deficit limiting the ability to maintain upright Posture
  2. Imbalance or falling sensation provoked by standing or walking

IV. Precautions

  1. Assess fall risk (especially in the elderly)

V. Causes

  1. Motion Sickness
  2. Metabolic disorders
  3. Vision Loss
  4. Peripheral Neuropathy
    1. Decreased Proprioception
      1. Alcoholism
      2. B12 Deficiency
      3. Diabetes Mellitus
    2. Inflammatory
      1. Autoimmune Disease
      2. Tertiary Syphilis

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Ontology: Dysequilibrium (C0281825)

Concepts Finding (T033)
English DYSEQUILIBRIUM, dysequilibrium, disorders equilibrium, disequilibrium, Dysequilibrium
Dutch dysequilibrium
French Déséquilibre, DESEQUILIBRE
German Dysaequilibrium, GLEICHGEWICHTSSTOERUNG
Italian Squilibrio
Portuguese Desequilíbrio, DESEQUILIBRIO
Spanish Desequilibrio, INESTABILIDAD
Japanese 平衡障害, ヘイコウショウガイ
Czech Disekvilibrium
Hungarian Egyensúlyzavar