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52 Possible Causes for Behavior Problem, Focal Dystonia - Upper Limb

  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

    Contralateral upper limb dystonia may develop and head and eye version to the contralateral side can occur.[epilepsydiagnosis.org] Due to persistent psychotic symptoms that frequently triggered problem behaviors (eg, in the middle of the night, angrily and loudly accusing staff of ingesting her pain medications[consultant360.com] Specific conditions we treat include: Autism spectrum disorders Cerebral Palsy Cognitive and Behavioral Problems Facioscapulohumeral Hyperhidrosis (sweating disorder) Meningitis[choa.org]

  • Pick Disease of The Brain

    […] consistent with focal dystonia. 36 Dystonia occurs in concert with the pathology of the basal ganglia, the putamen in particular.[ajnr.org] That said, Pick’s disease can also be associated with behavior problems.[alzheimers.net] problems early on (behavior problems usually come late in Alzheimer's ) Don't have as many memory loss problems Diagnosis To find out if you have Pick's disease, your doctor[webmd.com]

  • X-linked Parkinsonism-Spasticity Syndrome

    […] in combination with parkinsonism DYT-13 1p36.32-p36.12.13 Early and Late Onset Focal or Onset in Cranial-Cervical Autosomal Dominant Focal or segmental dystonia, segmental[cmdg.org] Non-motor findings include insomnia, depression, anxiety, behavioral problems, at a later stage of the disease psychosis and dementia may occur.[asperbio.com] ) Characteristic behaviors and stereotypies (repetitive, rhythmic motions) Individuals with BPAN can have some symptoms that are typically associated with Rett syndrome: Cognitive[nbiacure.org]

  • Benign Adult Familial Myoclonic Epilepsy

    The most common signs and symptoms in descending order are: asymmetric limb rigidity (100%), upper limb apraxia (91%), gait difficulties (89%), stimulation-sensitive focal[neuroweb.us] behavior problems daytime seizures frequent seizures Anti-seizure medications like Tegretol ( carbamazepine ), Trileptal ( oxcarbazepine ), or Neurontin ( gabapentin ) are[webmd.com] Behavior Problems and Discipline Behavioral problems and parent-child interaction should be addressed regularly in the management of children with epilepsy.[childneurologyfoundation.org]

  • Muscle Spasm

    Occupational cramps - eg, writer's cramp or musician's cramp (focal dystonias, usually affecting the upper limb).[patient.info] Generally, the only people who develop addictive behavior after being given opioids, had an addiction problem before the opioids were given for pain.[emedicinehealth.com] Four out of 12,000 showed addictive behavior (less than one tenth of 1%).[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Optic Atrophy-Intellectual Disability Syndrome

    […] epilepsy syndrome Costello syndrome Crane-Heise syndrome Cranial nerve and nuclear aplasia Cranio-cervical dystonia with laryngeal and upper-limb involvement Craniodigital-intellectual[se-atlas.de] Neuropsychological disorders Behavioral problems are present in about half of the individuals with BBSOAS, including autism spectrum disorder and/or ADHD.[humandiseasegenes.nl] Cognitive and behavioral At risk for intellectual disability, delayed fine and gross motor skills, emotional and behavioral problems, atypical sensory processing, and speech[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

  • Gordon-Holmes Syndrome

    […] athetosis) focal dystonia upper limb intermittend ballistic athetotic movements intermittend ballistic athetotic movements Epilepsy GTCS in early childhood GTCS (onset 35y[ojrd.biomedcentral.com] Chorea, behavioral problems, and severe dementia were the core clinical signs in all patients. Brain imaging consistently showed white matter lesions.[biblio.ugent.be] This patient had attention deficit hyperactive disorder with problems of aggressive behavior, loss of personal hygiene, and left hemiparesis.[ajnr.org]

  • Paroxysmal Exertion-Induced Dyskinesia

    […] in combination with parkinsonism DYT-13 1p36.32-p36.12.13 Early and Late Onset Focal or Onset in Cranial-Cervical Autosomal Dominant Focal or segmental dystonia, segmental[cmdg.org] Shinawi M, Liu P, Kang SH, Shen J, Belmont JW, et al. (2010) Recurrent reciprocal 16p11.2 rearrangements associated with global developmental delay, behavioral problems, dysmorphism[journals.plos.org] […] region in upper limbs; mild course DYT-14 14q13 Dopa Responsive generalized dystonia Autosomal Dominant Early onset, leading to gait and postural abnormalities with generalized[cmdg.org]

  • Drug-induced Dystonia

    Botox Typically botox is the 1st choice for focal dystonias like: Blepharospasm (eye spasms) Cervical dystonia (neck) Upper and lower limb dystonia Laryngeal dystonia (voice[invigoratept.com] Dentists must be able to recognize and become involved with management of these problems, because such behaviors cause pain and dysfunction of the jaw and interfere with needed[pocketdentistry.com] Medications like trihexyphenidyl, diazepam, or clonazepam are typically prescribed for dystonia.[invigoratept.com]

  • 6-Pyruvoyl-Tetrahydropterin Synthase Deficiency

    […] epilepsy syndrome Costello syndrome Crane-Heise syndrome Cranial nerve and nuclear aplasia Cranio-cervical dystonia with laryngeal and upper-limb involvement Craniodigital-intellectual[se-atlas.de] problems occurs.[daru.tums.ac.ir] problems, progressive problems with development, and an inability to control body temperature.[drugbank.ca]

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