Create issue ticket

141 Possible Causes for Cataplexy, Clumsiness, Muscle Twitch

  • Narcolepsy-Cataplexy Syndrome

    A subjective sense of clumsiness, slurred speech, weakness, and muscle twitches are reported prior to the attack.[symptoma.com] Narcolepsy may occur with or without cataplexy.[patient.info] Sometimes you can have twitching of your muscles during an attack and some people confuse this with epilepsy.[patient.info]

  • Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy

    This disorder typically first manifests itself between the ages of 12 and 18 with brief episodes of involuntary muscle twitching occurring early in the morning.[en.wikipedia.org] This may make them drop things and look clumsy. Tonic-clonic seizures usually start a few months later.[webmd.com] JME by many years, including excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), fragmented nocturnal sleep, hypnagogic vivid hallucinations, and REM behavior disorder along with daytime cataplexy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Baclofen

    The muscle twitching wasn't painful, just annoying.[everydayhealth.com] She first began experiencing ataxia symptoms at age 22 with unsteadiness and hand clumsiness, but a diagnosis of Friedreich’s ataxia wasn’t confirmed until years later, after[friedreichsataxianews.com] A recent report of a murine model of narcolepsy-cataplexy suggests R-baclofen has potential efficacy against cataplexy.[dovepress.com]

  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy

    In 4 patients with familial olivopontocerebellar atrophy (OPCA) we have recently described an abnormal movement of facial muscles characterized by rhythmic muscle twitching[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Right limb clumsiness suggested corticospinal tract involvement. Gait was slightly wide based, but no other cerebellar or brainstem signs were present.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ; Narcolepsy-cataplexy; Hypersomnolence Disorder; Idiopathic Hypersomnia Without Long Sleep Time; Idiopathic Hypersomnia With Long Sleep Time; Idiopathic Hypersomnia; Kleine-Levin[diseaseinfosearch.org]

  • Secobarbital

    Early symptoms may include anxiety, muscle twitching, and hand tremors.[projectknow.com] […] side effects occur: mental/mood changes (such as agitation, confusion, depression , hallucinations , thoughts of suicide , nightmares ), slurred speech, staggering walk/clumsiness[webmd.com] My neurologist is pressuring me to try an off-label use for Xyrem, the GHB formulation used for treating narcoleptic cataplexy, so I might soon, we'll see.[erowid.org]

  • Neurosarcoidosis

    Weakness of jaw muscles and muscle twitch Loss of sight or defects in visual perception Impaired taste and smell Sensorineural deafness (“brain deaf”), tinnitus and vertigo[healthhype.com] A 50-year-old, right-handed white woman presented with clumsiness affecting the right upper extremity.[neurology.org] Such response to therapy although not usual, has been reported in other cases. (11) Somnolence and sleep disorders such as narcolepsy and cataplexy have been described in[priory.com]

  • Oculomotor Apraxia

    Oculomotor apraxia is characterized as involuntary jerking movements, muscle twitches, and disturbances in nerve function along with eye movement abnormalities.[patientslikeme.com] Besides a slight clumsiness, the motor development was unremarkable. She suffered from frequent infections, especially otitis media.[thieme-connect.com] Related Psychology Terms OPTOKINETIC REFLEX (OKR) OCULOVESTIBULAR RESPONSE VESTIBULO-OCULAR REFLEX (VOR) CATAPLEXY AORTIC ARCH SYNDROME CYCLOPEAN EYE EYE-HAND COORDINATION[psychologydictionary.org]

  • Cerebellar Ataxia

    A physical examination may reveal: Damage to the optic nerve, which is responsible for sight Damage to the retina, the part of the eye that receives light Muscle twitching[mclaren.org] Cerebellar ataxia is the clumsiness and type of imbalance resulting from damage to the cerebellum.[neurological.org.nz] Definition An autosomal dominant neurologic disorder characterized by adult onset of progressive cerebellar ataxia, narcolepsy, cataplexy, sensorineural deafness, and dementia[uniprot.org]

  • Seizure

    This is a seizure: a sudden, disorganizes electrical discharge in the brain causing muscle twitches and spasms, changes in sensation, mood, behavior or thought, or altered[hopkinsmedicine.org] People usually think of them as sudden jerks or clumsiness. There can be just one but sometimes many can happen within a short period of time.[efepa.org] Examples include: Breath holding Fainting (syncope) Facial or body twitching (myoclonus) Sleep disorders ( night terrors , sleepwalking, and cataplexy) They may occur just[healthychildren.org]

  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 1

    (atrophy); and muscle twitches (fasciculations).[ghr.nlm.nih.gov] Overview When people discuss spinal cerebellar ataxia (SCA), they are actually referring to a group of neurodegenerative disorders that cause progressive clumsiness.[verywell.com] ; Narcolepsy-cataplexy; Hypersomnolence Disorder; Idiopathic Hypersomnia Without Long Sleep Time; Idiopathic Hypersomnia With Long Sleep Time; Idiopathic Hypersomnia; Kleine-Levin[diseaseinfosearch.org]

Similar symptoms