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106 Possible Causes for Apnea, Lip Smacking, Stroke

  • Generalized Motor Seizure

    But sometimes, this type of seizure can be triggered by other health problems, such as extremely low blood sugar, a high fever or a stroke.[mayoclinic.org] 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] 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]

  • 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] Median time from stroke to SE was 15 days (0-532).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Breathing: Hypoxemia may result from respiratory depression/apnea, aspiration, airway obstruction, and neurogenic pulmonary edema [41]. • All children with SE should have[indianpediatrics.net]

  • Postictal State

    […] medical conditions may simulate a stroke syndrome – a condition coined stroke mimicry.[jbsr.be] Sleep apnea in pregnancy may also cause placental hypoxia.[practicalneurology.com] smacking chewing.[lopezdonado.bandcamp.com]

  • Epilepsy

    Among the symptomatic cohort, stroke and traumatic brain injury (TBI) were the two most common causes of epilepsy, followed by cerebral tumour, dementia, hippocampal sclerosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Co-morbid sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, and the parasomnias, occur frequently in people with epilepsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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]

  • Focal Onset Impaired Awareness Seizure

    During the remainder of the attack, lip-smacking and swallowing are not uncommon.[gpnotebook.co.uk] The scans can also rule out other possible causes such as a stroke . Treatments Medication is the most common treatment for CPS.[cedars-sinai.edu] We report a 37 year-old man who had central apnea as the initial manifestation of partial complex seizures associated with oxygen desaturation.[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] By Bruce Jancin Clinical Neurology News EXPERT ANALYSIS FROM THE INTERNATIONAL STROKE CONFERENCE HONOLULU – The key to differentiating transient ischemic attacks and strokes[mdedge.com] 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]

  • Stroke

    Those kinds of episodes can be accompanied by behavior that looks intentional but is not (such as lip smacking, picking at clothes, etc.).[urmc.rochester.edu] How are strokes diagnosed?[medlineplus.gov] Jäkälä, Juha Töyräs, Sami Myllymaa, Esa Mervaala, Katja Myllymaa ERJ Open Research 2017 3: P79; DOI: 10.1183/23120541.sleepandbreathing-2017.P79 Abstract Obstructive sleep apnea[openres.ersjournals.com]

  • Herpes Simplex Encephalitis

    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] Other signs, which can occur singly or in combination, include temperature instability, lethargy, hypotonia, respiratory distress, apnea, and seizures.[msdmanuals.com] He also had intermittent lip smacking movements, suggesting seizure activity.[karger.com]

  • Bruxism

    Early recognition of bruxism following stroke could reduce unnecessary suffering since the condition can be effectively treated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] epidemiological study of sleep bruxism and risk factors in the general population, it was found that among the associated sleep symptoms and disorders obstructive sleep apnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Puckering, smacking and licking of the lips. Side-to-side motion of the jaw. Withdrawal of neuroleptic medications or other offending agent. Pharmacologic treatment.[pocketdentistry.com]

  • Neonatal Seizures

    […] and their etiology is known to be implicated in the outcome but, little is known about this issue in the subgroup of seizures symptomatic of perinatal arterial ischemic stroke[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] At 2 days, he began to have frequent episodes of apnea accompanied with generalized tonic posture.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

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