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35 Possible Causes for Apnea, Lactic Acidosis, Lip Smacking

  • Generalized Motor Seizure

    Movements of hands, like wringing, playing with buttons or objects in hands, waving Non-purposeful movements, called automatisms, involve the face, arms or legs, such as lip[epilepsytalk.com] But there is mental illness in my family as well as sleep apnea. I took Dilantin, then Phenytoin, then Tegretol for my seizures.[epilepsy.com] Some conditions can make epilepsy worse, eg: Obstructive Sleep Apnea, strokes, head traumas, alcohol and recreational drug use.[epilepsynyc.com]

  • Status Epilepticus

    (particularly when this is uncommon for the child) Features include altered mental state, confusion, unresponsiveness, abnormal (often subtle) motor movements, twitches, lip-smacking[dontforgetthebubbles.com] Breathing: Hypoxemia may result from respiratory depression/apnea, aspiration, airway obstruction, and neurogenic pulmonary edema [41]. • All children with SE should have[indianpediatrics.net] We present a rare case of pentobarbital infusion causing propylene glycol-induced lactic acidosis, during refractory status epilepticus treatment in a 66-year-old man without[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Herpes Simplex Encephalitis

    He also had intermittent lip smacking movements, suggesting seizure activity.[karger.com] Other signs, which can occur singly or in combination, include temperature instability, lethargy, hypotonia, respiratory distress, apnea, and seizures.[msdmanuals.com] We present a case in which mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes syndrome mimicked the clinical and radiological signs of herpes simplex[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Jacksonian Seizure

    An example of a focal ( partial ) seizure would be rhythmic muscle contractions in one area of the body: lip smacking, mouth movements , drooling, head turning, eye movements[biology-online.org] I have known people who sleep alot during the day to have sleep apnea and develop seizures from lack of oxygen during the night...[healthquestions.medhelp.org] Epilepsia partialis continua has been associated with stroke, tumor, trauma, hypoxia, Rasmussen encephalitis, syndrome of mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis,[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Postictal State

    smacking chewing.[lopezdonado.bandcamp.com] Sleep apnea in pregnancy may also cause placental hypoxia.[practicalneurology.com] With continued contractions under anaerobic conditions, the cells undergo lactic acidosis, or the production of lactic acid as a metabolic byproduct.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Nonketotic Hyperglycinemia

    At 27 hours of age, he developed seizures (abnormal posturing, cyclic movements of limbs and lip smacking) needing admission to neonatal intensive care unit.[omicsonline.org] We report a neonate with the transient form of nonketotic hyperglycinemia manifested by extreme hypotonia, lethargy, apnea, and myoclonic and generalized convulsions in early[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hyperglycinemia, lactic acidosis, and seizures ( HGCLAS ) Caused by pathogenic variants in the LIAS gene, is a severe disorder characterized by a clinical picture similar[invitae.com]

  • Epilepsy

    […] and stop gradually rather than abruptly Last longer than 10 seconds Are more likely to cause falling May include automatisms such as blinking, eye fluttering, lip smacking[verywell.com] Co-morbid sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, and the parasomnias, occur frequently in people with epilepsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] identified in a 5-year-old boy with developmental delay associated with Rett-like features including stereotypic hand movements and respiratory abnormalities with episode of apnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Neonatal Seizures

    smacking etc. c) Limb movements - cycling, paddling, boxing etc. d) Autonomic phenomena-tachycardia or bradycardia. e) Apnea may be a rare manifestation of seizure. 10.[slideshare.net] At 2 days, he began to have frequent episodes of apnea accompanied with generalized tonic posture.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Prolonged seizures cause progressive cerebral hypoxia, changes in cerebral blood flow, cerebral edema and lactic acidosis causing severe brain damage [ 10 - 12 ].[omicsonline.org]

  • Benign Familial Infantile Epilepsy

    A seizure can produce symptoms such as: convulsions, loss of consciousness, blank staring, lip smacking, or jerking movements of arms and legs.[genetics.ouhsc.edu] During seizures, patients showed psychomotor arrest, deviation of the eyes to 1 side, hypertonia, and apnea with cyanosis.[omim.org] Brain Development 34:459–468 CrossRef PubMed Google Scholar Pérez-Dueñas B, Serrano M, Rebollo M et al (2013) Reversible lactic acidosis in a newborn with thiamine transporter[link.springer.com]

  • Uncinate Seizure

    .  They may have lip smacking or periods of no breathing. 10.[slideshare.net] Cho, Kim, Noh, Kim, Lee, and Kim: Nocturnal Frontal Lobe Epilepsy Presenting as Obstructive Type Sleep Apnea Abstract A 20-year-old man presented with sleep apnea.[j-epilepsy.org] Epilepsia partialis continua has been associated with stroke, tumor, trauma, hypoxia, Rasmussen encephalitis, syndrome of mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis,[emedicine.medscape.com]

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