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D.I.P.G. Symptoms

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   D.I.P.G. Symptoms Unfortunately, D.I.P.G. is usually diagnosed after a sudden onset of unexplained symptoms in an otherwise healthy child between the years of 5 and 10: clumsiness or wobbliness when walking loss of balance double vision; one or both eyes may cross suddenly unexplained headaches or migraines unexplained fevers weakness in a leg or arm tilting of the head facial weakness or paralysis similar to a stroke difficulty swallowing nausea and vomiting unusual sleepiness or a sudden change in energy level
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Asymptomatic papilledema New onset/acute strabismus Diplopia (double vision) Cranial nerve palsy of CN: VI, IV, III Ocular nerve problems of CN: V and VII (sensation around eye and blinking often affected) Unexplained visual loss (ex. visual field loss/reduction in acuity) Pupil abnormalities Facial Weakness Asymmetry **ocular nerve problems are common with brainstem gliomas
Vision Symptoms and Signs:
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D.I.P.G. Symptoms Unfortunately, D.I.P.G. is usually diagnosed after a sudden onset of unexplained symptoms in an otherwise healthy child between the years of 5 and 10: clumsiness or wobbliness when walking loss of balance double vision; one or both eyes may cross suddenly unexplained headaches or migraines unexplained fevers weakness in a leg or arm tilting of the head facial weakness or paralysis similar to a stroke difficulty swallowing nausea and vomiting unusual sleepiness or a sudden change in energy level
Vision Symptoms and Signs: Asymptomatic papilledema New onset/acute strabismus Diplopia (double vision) Cranial nerve palsy of CN: VI, IV, III Ocular nerve problems of CN: V and VII (sensation around eye and blinking often affected) Unexplained visual loss (ex. visual field loss/reduction in acuity) Pupil abnormalities Facial Weakness Asymmetry **ocular nerve problems are common with              brainstem gliomas