2010, Cilt 19, Sayı 3, Sayfa(lar) 221-223
Diabetic Uremic Basal Ganglia Involvement in a Patient who Treated with Regular Dialysis
DOI 10.5262/tndt.2010.1003.14
Orçun ALTUNÖREN1, Berna KAYA2, Hayriye SAYARLIOĞLU1, Mustafa GÖKÇE2, Ekrem DOĞAN1
1Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Nefroloji Bilim Dalı, Kahramanmaraş, Türkiye
2Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Nöroloji Anabilim Dalı, Kahramanmaraş, Türkiye
Keywords: Uremia, Diabetes, Basal ganglia, Hemodialysis

Uremic encephalopathy is a common complication of uremia. Altered consciousness, seizures, visual disturbances, hemiparesies, multifocal clonus may be observed. Extrapyramidal symptoms such as bradykinesia and dysarthria may be seen in uremic basal ganglia involvement, an unusual condition. We emphasized this rare condition with a case report in this article.

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