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60 Possible Causes for Behavior Problem, Choreoathetoid Movements, Spasticity - Hyperreflexia

  • Lesch Nyhan Syndrome

    In LNS patients there are three major signs of pyramidal dysfunction: spasticity, hyperreflexia and the extensor plantar reflex (also known as the Babinski reflex: the great[themedicalbiochemistrypage.org] They have in addition a variety of neurological abnormalities including mental retardation, spastic cerebral palsy, and involuntary, choreoathetoid movements.[link.springer.com] problems, which can be best addressed by using behavioral modification techniques.[symptoma.com]

  • Hallervorden-Spatz Syndrome

    Described features include 9,11 : progressive dementia extrapyramidal signs (rigidity, dystonia, choreoathetosis) corticospinal signs (spasticity, hyperreflexia) dysarthria[radiopaedia.org] Additionally, affected individuals may experience a loss of intellectual function (dementia) and psychiatric symptoms such as behavioral problems, personality changes, and[ghr.nlm.nih.gov] movements, dysarthria, and progressive mental deterioration.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    Spastic features included hypertonicity, hyperreflexia, and extensor plantar responses. Two older sibs had contractures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some behavioral problems are extreme irritability, feeding difficulties, persistent gagging or choking when fed after 6 months of age especially if the tongue pushes the food[web.archive.org] Patients with non- spastic cerebral palsy present with dysarthria and abnormal involuntary movements (choreoathetoid, dystonic, or ataxic ) that worsen with stress.[amboss.com]

  • Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease

    There is gross spasticity, hyperreflexia and extensor plantar response. In severe cases, the child is unable to sit unsupported and is certainly unable to walk.[patient.info] That means children can have many problems, including: Balance and mobility problems Behavioral and learning disabilities Bladder issues Breathing difficulties Developmental[webmd.com] It is marked by nystagmus, ataxia, tremor, choreoathetoid movements, parkinsonian facies, dysarthria, and mental deterioration.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Cross Syndrome

    […] ectropium, and/or nystagmus), growth deficiency, intellectual deficit and other progressive neurologic anomalies such as spastic tetraplegia, hyperreflexia, and/or athetoid[orpha.net] behavior.[jneurodevdisorders.biomedcentral.com] […] ectropium, and/or nystagmus ), growth deficiency, intellectual deficit and other progressive neurologic anomalies such as spastic tetraplegia, hyperreflexia, and/or athetoid[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Senile Chorea

    , spasticity, Babinski sign) in the legs.[geriatricscareonline.org] A physician may suspect Huntington's disease (HD) in patients who develop movement disorders in addition to behavioral problems and dementia.[nmihi.com] Differential diagnosis of choreoathetoid movement disorders Epidemiology & etiology Signs & symptoms Diagnostics Huntington disease Almost always younger or middle-aged men[amboss.com]

  • Postencephalitic Parkinson Disease

    Unlike Parkinson disease, corticospinal tract lesions cause Paresis (weakness or paralysis), preferentially in distal antigravity muscles Hyperreflexia Extensor plantar responses[msdmanuals.com] , loss of balance, problems with eating or speaking, urinary incontinence, or loss of smell.[awakenings-brain-bloodbrainbarrier.weebly.com] Behavioral, Physical, Speech or Occupational Therapies These mind-body techniques and treatments are used to lower symptoms like speech problems, loss of balance, poor posture[draxe.com]

  • Mental Retardation

    Affected males showed mild mental retardation, microcephaly, hyperreflexia or spastic diplegia, and a similar facial appearance, including a triangular face, prognathism,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of slow, continual, writhing movements (athetosis) occurring in association with more rapid, jerky movements (choreoathetoid movements).[rarediseases.org] Abstract Smith-Magenis syndrome (SMS) is a rare syndrome with multiple congenital malformations, including development and mental retardation, behavioral problems and a distinct[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Juvenile Huntington Disease

    Except for Chorea, other symptoms include eye-movement abnormalities, parkinsonism, dystonia, myoclonus, tics, ataxia, dysarthria and dysphagia, and spasticity with hyperreflexia[bmcneurol.biomedcentral.com] Her father, grandmother, grandmother's sister and brother had adult onset choreoathetoid movements and dementia, and succumbed to their illness after a variable period.[neurologyindia.com] This can cause a number of behavioral problems with the children.[rscdiagnosticservices.com]

  • X-linked Parkinsonism-Spasticity Syndrome

    […] abnormalities on examination of patients with pure HSP include spasticity, hyperreflexia, and extensor plantar responses, with weakness of a pyramidal distribution in the[jnnp.bmj.com] movements Speech abnormalities Gait disorder 57.[slideshare.net] Non-motor findings include insomnia, depression, anxiety, behavioral problems, at a later stage of the disease psychosis and dementia may occur.[asperbio.com]

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