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46 Possible Causes for Behavior Problem, Fainting Spells, Spasticity - Hyperreflexia

  • Hyponatremia

    They are primarily central nervous system (CNS) manifestations, such as irritability, restlessness, lethargy, muscular twitching, spasticity and hyperreflexia, all of which[] behavior. [21] Psychosis after a seizure is relatively common, occurring in between 6 and 10% of people. [22] Often people do not remember what occurred during this time.[] […] consciousness returns. [12] This usually lasts 3 to 15 minutes [20] but may last for hours. [21] Other common symptoms include: feeling tired, headache, difficulty speaking, and abnormal[]

  • Hypernatremia

    Muscle twitching, tremor, spasticity, hyperreflexia, and lethargy may also be seen. Coma, seizures, and muscle weakness are later signs.[] Since a year prior to the presentation, she was started on Tab. quetiapine 50 mg at night time for sleep disturbances and behavioral problems.[] , twitching, spasticity 430: seizures and death Urine osmolarity (Uosm) Can be used to determine cause when etiology unclear (not usually in ED, part of inpatient workup)[]

  • Hyperornithinemia-Hyperammonemia-Homocitrullinuria Syndrome

    This feature can vary from lower limb hyperreflexia with positive Babinski sign, with or without gait abnormalities, to a clear picture of spastic paraparesis.[] Further symptoms comprise intolerance of protein-rich food, ataxia and spasticity, mood swings and behavioral problems.[] Most patients reaching adulthood manifest variable degrees of cognitive impairment and abnormal behavior.[]

  • Generalized Clonic or Tonic-Clonic Seizures

    Seizures Milia Spasticity Hyperreflexia SOURCES: DOID GARD OMIM MESH MONDO ORPHANET UMLS More info about SPASTIC PARAPLEGIA 6, AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT; SPG6 Low match EPILEPTIC[] behavior (for example, homicidal behavior), suicidal thoughts or behavior, or other psychiatric problems; have liver or kidney problems; drink alcohol; have abused prescription[] […] with hyperreflexia and extensor plantar responses, as well as mild bladder disturbances and pes cavus.[]

  • Juvenile Primary Lateral Sclerosis

    These UMN signs and symptoms include: Spasticity Hyperreflexia Weakness Other potential symptoms include stiffness and increasing difficulty maintaining balance with the progression[] Difficulties related to working memory, reasoning, problem solving and execution of tasks Features of more advanced ALS: Muscle atrophy becomes more prominent Spasticity[] Symptoms muscle weakness (leg, arms and tongue) spasticity ( hypertonia ) balance problems slow movements depression slurred speech stiffness hyperreflexia ( Babinski s sign[]

  • Shy Drager Syndrome

    , hyperreflexia, and Babinski sign), cognitive impairment, visual hallucinations, and REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD).[] Definition Multiple system atrophy (MSA) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by symptoms of autonomic nervous system failure such as fainting spells[] Sleep problems such as REM sleep behavior disorder can be treated with medicines including clonazepam, melatonin, or some antidepressants.[]

  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

    Neurological examination at age 67 disclosed pseudobulbar palsy, spastic gait, hyperreflexia, and presence of bilateral Hoffmann and Babinski signs.[] The patient presented with loss of recent memory, abnormal behavior and change in personality at the age of 60. The symptoms were progressive.[] While balance and walking problems are usually early features of the disease, the illness can present with cognitive and behavioral changes.[]

  • HIV Infection

    Symptoms of myelopathy include weakness and sensory changes; upper motor neuron signs, such as spasticity and hyperreflexia, may also be found. Enlarge Print Table 3.[] In addition to confusion and difficulty concentrating, AIDS-related dementia might also involve memory problems and behavioral issues such as anger or irritability.[] It may even include motor changes: becoming clumsy, lack of coordination, and problems with tasks requiring fine motor skills such as writing by hand.[]

  • Hyperargininemia

    The course and progression of symptoms should be assessed with the parents, whereas signs of upper motor neuron damage (hyperreflexia, spasticity) are hallmarks of hyperargininemia[] They include: Avoiding foods high in protein or a dislike of meat Loss of appetite Nausea or vomiting Behavior problems, including hyperactivity Mental problems (confusion[] Breathing problems. Problems staying warm. Seizures. Swelling of the brain. Hyperactivity. Behavior problems. Learning delays. Coma.[]

  • Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

    Clinical features of sCJD include myoclonic jerks, memory deficits, cerebellar signs (ataxia, nystagmus, tremors), pyramidal/corticospinal tract dysfunctions (spasticity,[] Memory problems, behavior changes, vision problems, and poor muscle coordination progress quickly to dementia , coma, and death. Most patients die within a year.[] A 62-year-old man presented with abnormal behavior and cognitive impairment.[]

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