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142 Possible Causes for Chorea, Facial Grimacing, Seizure

  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

    Emilio Fernández-Alvarez, Chorea in Childhood, Chorea, 10.1007/978-1-4471-6455-5_18, (335-352), (2014).[doi.org] KEYWORDS: Anti-NMDA-R encephalitis; Dynamical causal modelling (DCM); EEG; Seizures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Examination on the day of admission revealed an awake, alert, and interactive male with focal speech production difficulties, asymmetric facial grimace, hyperactive deep tendon[dx.doi.org]

  • Athetoid Cerebral Palsy

    Chorea can also result in difficulties with chewing, drinking, swallowing, and speech.[cerebralpalsyguidance.com] Seizures are uncommon, and intellect is preserved in many patients.[birthinjurysafety.org] […] in muscle tone. [3] Coordinated activities such as reaching and grasping may also be challenging. [3] Muscles of the face and tongue can be affected, causing involuntary facial[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Chorea Gravidarum

    It is associated with history of Sydenham's chorea.[en.wikipedia.org] Click Your Answer Below Myoclonic seizures Chorea gravidarum Huntington chorea Essential tremor Would you like to access teaching points and more information on this topic[knowledge.statpearls.com] These patients are more likely to develop rhabdomyolysis, seizures, hemiplegia, and coma, with hyperthermia have no history of autoimmune disease, so a full evaluation, particularly[medigoo.com]

  • Huntington's Disease

    The method of inheritance of some of the elements of Huntington's chorea has been worked out.[doi.org] We diagnosed psychogenic non-epileptic seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] grimaces.[patient.info]

  • Paroxysmal Non-Kinesigenic Dyskinesia

    The attacks of PNKD may consist of various combinations of dystonia, chorea, athetosis and balism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some individuals may experience both PKD and seizures while others exhibit PKD or seizures only.[genedx.com] There was no axial muscle involvement, nor any oromandibular dystonia or facial grimacing.[neurologyindia.com]

  • Senile Chorea

    Abstract The term "senile chorea" is applied to cases of sporadic chorea with onset after the age of 50 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rhinitis Allergic 426 Right Axis Deviation 427 Rosacea 428 Salivary Gland Enlargement 429 Sarcoidosis 430 Schistosomiasis 431 Scrotal Pain 432 Seasonal Affective Disorder 433 Seizures[books.google.de] The symptoms vary in severity--from mild cases in which there is restlessness, facial grimacing, and a slight degree of incoordination of movements, to severe cases involving[streetdirectory.com]

  • Wilson Disease

    Wilson disease (WD) is a neurodegenerative disorder, which presents as a spectrum of neurologic manifestations that includes tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity, dystonia, chorea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] His WD was in a state of remission when he developed the seizure disorder. On endoscopic cyst fenestration, he was relieved of the seizure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, some patients show severe neurologic symptoms at diagnosis, such as tremor, dystonia, parkinsonism, and chorea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rheumatic Fever

    Abstract An eight-year-old girl is presented with three major criteria of acute rheumatic fever: polyarthritis, carditis and chorea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For problems with abnormal movements or abnormal behaviors, medicines often used to treat seizures may be prescribed.[nlm.nih.gov] The patient's facial expression alternates between frowning, grinning and grimacing. His tongue darts in and out of his mouth.[icd9data.com]

  • Hallervorden-Spatz Syndrome

    Senile chorea is a well recognised but poorly understood clinical entity characterised by a slowly progressive, generalised chorea in elderly people without mental deterioration[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient presented with a slowly progressive illness with seizures, extrapyramidal symptoms, cerebellar ataxia, dementia, spasticity, myoclonic movements and a severe demyelinating[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] grimacing painful muscle spasms HSD is a genetic disease.[healthline.com]

  • Orofacial Dyskinesia

    Orofacial dyskinesia (video on the Neurology Web site at www.neurology.org ), oral mutilation, and feeding dystonia are typical of chorea-acanthocytosis. 1 Generalized seizures[neurology.org] On day 4 of treatment, she experienced involuntary, rhythmic facial grimacing accompanied by periodic cervical muscular contractures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hallervorden-Spatz disease Movement - uncontrollable Movement - uncontrolled or slow Movement - uncoordinated Movement - unpredictable or jerky Palatal myoclonus Sydenham chorea[icdlist.com]

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