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894 Possible Causes for Abnormal Involuntary Movement

  • Epilepsy

    […] body movement, a change in attention, or a loss of consciousness.[] Seizures may be generalized, in which the entire brain is involved, or focal, in which the abnormal activity occurs in one part of the brain.[] The term epilepsy is used to describe brain disorders that involve repeated seizures – sudden, uncontrollable waves of electrical activity in the brain that cause involuntary[]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    ’s Disease Rating Scale Mucuna pruriens Parkinson’s disease randomised controlled trial Statistics from AIMS, Abnormal Involuntary Movements Scale AUC, area[] Abnormal involuntary movements induced by subthalamic nucleus stimulation in parkinsonian patients. Mov Disord 1996 ;11: 231 - 235 34.[] AIMS, Abnormal Involuntary Movements Scale AUC, area under curve CD, carbidopa COMT, catechol O -methyltransferase LD, levodopa 3-OMD, 3-O-methyl-dopa UPDRS, Unified Parkinson[]

  • Parkinson's Disease Type 3

    The advanced stage is marked by rapid and involuntary rhythmic movements, twisting postures, contortions of the torso, abnormal gait and, ultimately, fixed postural deformities[] This is a noninvasive, painless, low cost exam, which is potentially available in developing countries, and which can be performed in patients with involuntary movements of[] […] skepticism by the scientific community because it was difficult to understand how an "outdated" method based on properties of ultrasonography waves could reveal brain tissue abnormalities[]

  • Schizophrenia

    Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS).[] Involuntary Movements Scale ‐ AIMS No significant differences in abnormal involuntary movements were observed for either the yoga or exercise group (n 41, MD 0.20 CI ‐1.18[] […] for the Assessment of Negative Symptoms (SANS), Hamilton Depression Rating Scale, Global Assessment Scale, Simpson-Angus Rating Scale for extrapyramidal side effects, and Abnormal[]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    We report a 49-year-old woman with a history of progressive gait disturbance, white matter disease, and cerebrospinal fluid immunoglobulin abnormalities who met criteria for primary progressive multiple sclerosis and whose son died at age 10 years of an unknown congenital neurodevelopmental disorder. Sequencing of[…][]

  • Chorea Gravidarum

    […] are measured on an Abnormal Involuntary Movements scale.[] The remaining chapters focus on the abnormal involuntary movements associated with each disease or syndrome.[] More: Evidence Summaries Abnormal Involuntary Movements Source: Patient Abnormal involuntary movements (AIMs) are also known as dyskinesias. several varieties of dyskinesia[]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    […] narrowing in a blood vessel Tremor Involuntary, somewhat rhythmic, muscle contraction and relaxation involving to‐and‐fro movements of one or more body parts Venogram An[] […] motor activity). 9 Thus, the term spasticity can also be used more generally to refer to the totality of the abnormal movement control caused by an UMN lesion, 10 and spasticity[] […] re‐emerging neurological abnormality present for at least 24 hours in the absence of fever/infection Reversible Capable of returning to an original condition/situation Stenosis Abnormal[]

  • Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy

    Idiopathic generalized epilepsies (IGEs) constitute one third of all epilepsies. They are genetically determined and affect otherwise normal people of both sexes and all races. IGEs manifest with typical absences, myoclonic jerks, and generalized tonic-clonic seizures, alone or in varying combinations and severity.[…][]

  • Huntington's Disease

    Motor function was assessed by Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS) and by Unified Huntington Disease Rating Scale (UHDRS) presurgery and postsurgery for up to 4 years[] Defective huntingtin protein leads to brain changes that cause abnormal involuntary movements, a severe decline in thinking and reasoning skills, and irritability, depression[]

  • Spasmodic Torticollis

    Abnormal Involuntary Movements. British Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 155, Issue. 05, p. 707.[] Cervical dystonia (spasmodic torticollis) covers a spectrum of involuntary movements with abnormal posture of the head and shoulder/neck region.[] […] neck muscle contractions, causing repetitive movements or abnormal postures of the head.[]

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