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120 Possible Causes for Brisk Jaw Jerk

  • Autosomal Recessive Spastic Paraplegia Type 21

    Although jaw jerk may be brisk in older subjects, there is no speech disturbance or difficulty of swallowing. Upper extremity muscle tone and strength are normal.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Worster-Drought Syndrome

    The main clinical features are spasticity and limited movements around the mouth and throat from an early age, and brisk jaw jerks.[bioportal.bioontology.org] jaw jerk.[dianamossop.com] jerking.[bioportal.bioontology.org]

  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    […] mild weakness (3) mild slowing of movements (4) hyperreflexia (brisk jaw jerk) Functions affected: (1) speaking and articulating (2) chewing (mastication) (3) swallowing ([meducator3.net] jaw jerk A small, stiff, and spastic tongue Dysarthria An absent, abnormal, or exaggerated gag reflex Upper motor neuron lesion signs involving the limbs such as decreased[xpertdox.com] Brisk jaw jerk. Dysarthria. Labile affect. Gag reflex may be normal, exaggerated or absent. Examination may reveal upper motor neuron lesion of the limbs.[medigoo.com]

  • Foix-Chavany-Marie Syndrome

    jaw jerks, impaired fine finger movements, symmetrical brisk reflexes, flexor plantar responses, and mildly spastic gait.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] but had subsequent delayed motor milestones, seizures, poor language development, mild mental retardation, drooling, absent gag reflexes, inability to protrude the tongue, brisk[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Autosomal Recessive Lower Motor Neuron Disease with Childhood Onset

    Signs of pseudobulbar palsy (bilateral corticobulbar involvement) usually evolve during the course of the disease and may become evident such as brisk jaw jerk, uncontrolled[neuroweb.us] jaw jerk•Hyperactive gag reflex 21.[slideshare.net] Over the years, finger movements become slower, arms become spastic and, finally, pseudobulbar syndrome (a brisk jaw jerk, stiff slow tongue, and a characteristic spastic[neuroweb.us]

  • Leptomeningeal TTR Amyloidosis

    Neurological examination revealed horizontal gaze-evoked nystagmus, brisk jaw jerk, increased tone, brisk reflexes throughout and bilateral heel-shin ataxia.[link.springer.com] He had horizontal gaze-evoked nystagmus and a brisk jaw jerk, but cranial nerve examination was otherwise normal. Neuro-ophthalmological assessment was normal.[link.springer.com] Examination of the limbs revealed increased tone and brisk reflexes in the upper and lower limbs and mild bilateral heel-shin ataxia.[link.springer.com]

  • Antenatal Onset Minicore Myopathy with Arthrogryposis

    […] tendon reflexes • Features of pseudobulbar palsy, brisk jaw jerk, crossed · A dductor response or scissoring on vertical suspension • Features that may suggest an underlying[dnbpediatrics.com] […] palsy • brisk jaw jerk • crossed adductor response or scissoring on vertical suspension • Features that may suggest an underlying spinal dysraphism • History suggestive of[slideshare.net] Social and cognitive impairment in addition to motor delay • Dysmorphic features implying a syndrome or other organ · Malformations sometimes implying a syndrome • Normal or brisk[dnbpediatrics.com]

  • Muscle-Eye-Brain Disease Type A2

    […] palsy • brisk jaw jerk • crossed adductor response or scissoring on vertical suspension • Features that may suggest an underlying spinal dysraphism • History suggestive of[slideshare.net] Indicators of hypotonia of central origin • Social and cognitive impairment • Dysmorphic features • Fisting of hands • Normal or brisk tendon reflexes • Features of pseudobulbar[slideshare.net]

  • Autosomal Dominant Complex Spastic Paraplegia Type 9A

    Pyramidal signs in the upper limbs and pes cavus are frequent findings, while pseudobulbar signs, including dysarthria, dysphagia, and brisk jaw jerks, are more frequent in[jamanetwork.com] Although jaw jerk may be brisk in older subjects, there is no speech disturbance or difficulty of swallowing. Upper extremity muscle tone and strength are normal.[en.wikipedia.org] The presence of upper limb hyperreflexia and of pseudobulbar signs (spastic dysarthria, dysphagia, and brisk jaw jerk) did not exclude the diagnosis of a pure form, since[jamanetwork.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis-Parkinsonism-Dementia Complex 1

    The symptoms of upper motor neuron disease are stiffness, slowness, clumsiness of movement, limb spasticity (a specific type of stiffness), abnormally brisk jaw jerk, Babinski's[alzheimer-europe.org]

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