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97 Possible Causes for Aggressive Behavior, Facial Grimacing, Seizure

  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

    Behavior (paranoia, hallucinations, aggression, etc.)[med.upenn.edu] KEYWORDS: Anti-NMDA-R encephalitis; Dynamical causal modelling (DCM); EEG; Seizures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Examination on the day of admission revealed an awake, alert, and interactive male with focal speech production difficulties, asymmetric facial grimace, hyperactive deep tendon[dx.doi.org]

  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

    .” — Los Angeles Times “LaPlante show how a brain scar may cause bizarre aggressive or sexual behavior—and works of profound creative imagination.”[amazon.com] […] generalized seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lateral temporal lobe seizures may spread and motor features such as contralateral upper limb dystonia, facial twitching or grimacing, and head and eye version may occur.[epilepsydiagnosis.org]

  • Rolandic Epilepsy

    […] problems (anxiety/depression, social problems, thought problems, attention problems, and aggressive behavior) than the patients of the control group.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Therapy is often unnecessary and seizures spontaneously end at puberty.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, it has a high incidence of behavior problems; including aggressive and overactive behavior and/or anxiety.[childneurologyfoundation.org]

  • Phencyclidine Intoxication

    Symptoms in 11 patients suspected of phencyclidine intoxication included violent, aggressive behavior with delusions, hallucinations, agitation, and other signs of toxic psychosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Motor signs included grand mal seizures, generalized rigidity, localized dystonias, catalepsy, and athetosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A patient with PCP intoxication may exhibit motor disturbances such as facial grimacing, tremor, and catalepsy.[theravive.com]

  • Wilson Disease

    […] or other inappropriate behaviors Physical symptoms of excess copper in the brain, such as: Difficulty speaking and swallowing Tremors Rigid muscles Problems with balance[chp.edu] His WD was in a state of remission when he developed the seizure disorder. On endoscopic cyst fenestration, he was relieved of the seizure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neurotic behavior includes phobias, compulsive behaviors, aggression, or antisocial behavior.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Paroxysmal Non-Kinesigenic Dyskinesia

    Aggressive or violent behaviors in an epileptic seizure are very rare, and if seen are typically confused and non-directed actions.[epilepsydiagnosis.org] Some individuals may experience both PKD and seizures while others exhibit PKD or seizures only.[genedx.com] There was no axial muscle involvement, nor any oromandibular dystonia or facial grimacing.[neurologyindia.com]

  • Huntington's Disease

    This did not affect the psychotic symptoms; however, led to an improvement in aggressive behavior, motivation, and even chorea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We diagnosed psychogenic non-epileptic seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] grimaces.[patient.info]

  • Tic Disorder

    , and aggressive behaviors.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] absence seizures (multiplicity of seizure types).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This could include eye blinking, facial grimacing, shoulder shrugging, and head or shoulder jerking.[gracepointwellness.org]

  • Schizophrenia

    In most clinicians' minds, patients with pressing needs, such as suicidal or aggressive behaviors or severe symptom exacerbations, need more immediate attention.[web.archive.org] We report on a 38-year-old patient with adult-onset psychotic symptoms on a background of infantile-onset seizures, autistic features and episodic ataxia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It involves uncontrollable tongue thrusting, lip smacking, and facial grimacing.[emedicine.com]

  • Tics

    Other Possible Benefits of Dopamine-Blockers For some children, these medicines decrease aggressive, impulsive behavior and tantrums.[cincinnatichildrens.org] However, “focal or multifocal seizures without alteration of consciousness could be mistaken for tics – one example would be myoclonic seizures in which there is a sudden[neurologyadvisor.com] Motor tics can be of an endless variety and may include such movements as hand-clapping, neck stretching, mouth movements, head, arm or leg jerks, and facial grimacing.[sciencedaily.com]

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