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Diagnosed with microvascullar disease of the brain. Not able to sit or walk. Hallucinations. Parkinson's disease?

Mother was diagnosed with microvascular disease of brain in jan 2013. For past 10 days she cant sit up or walk, hallucinating and non stop crazy talk. Speech is suddenly very bad. Can barely understand her. Could something else be going on - like parkinsons. Has been on amantadine for quite awhile for tremor . Dr said tremor benign, but has way worse in all limbs .
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Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

Her problems could be related to another minor brain stroke. This can be ascertained by a neurological examination and repeating MRI brain.

Her hallucinations could be a side effect of amantadine, or due to parkinsonism, especially a type called as diffuse Lewy body disease. In this condition, tremors, slowness and memory disturbances may occur.

I hope it helps.

Please get back if you require any additional information.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)

Senior Consultant Neurologist

Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,

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