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97 Possible Causes for Aggressive Behavior, Facial Grimacing, Seizure

  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

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

  • 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.”[] […] generalized seizures.[] 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.[]

  • Rolandic Epilepsy

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

  • Phencyclidine Intoxication

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

  • 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[] His WD was in a state of remission when he developed the seizure disorder. On endoscopic cyst fenestration, he was relieved of the seizure.[] Neurotic behavior includes phobias, compulsive behaviors, aggression, or antisocial behavior.[]

  • 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.[] Some individuals may experience both PKD and seizures while others exhibit PKD or seizures only.[] There was no axial muscle involvement, nor any oromandibular dystonia or facial grimacing.[]

  • Huntington's Disease

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

  • Tic Disorder

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

  • Schizophrenia

    In most clinicians' minds, patients with pressing needs, such as suicidal or aggressive behaviors or severe symptom exacerbations, need more immediate attention.[] 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.[] It involves uncontrollable tongue thrusting, lip smacking, and facial grimacing.[]

  • Tics

    Other Possible Benefits of Dopamine-Blockers For some children, these medicines decrease aggressive, impulsive behavior and tantrums.[] 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[] 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.[]

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