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67 Possible Causes for Choreoathetoid Movements, Facial Grimacing, Seizure

  • Wilson Disease

    Patients in the choreic group (11%) - Predominantly characterized by choreoathetoid abnormal movements associated with dystonia Psychiatric features include emotional lability[emedicine.medscape.com] 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] The range of psychiatric abnormalities associated with Wilson disease extends from behavioral/mood state disturbances through movement disorders (occasionally choreoathetoid[emedicine.com]

  • Hallervorden-Spatz Syndrome

    movements, dysarthria, and progressive mental deterioration.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] 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]

  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

    movement of the arm and leg, headache Choreoathetoid movements, ataxia, cranial nerve abn., tongue thrusting, facial twitching, aphasia Tachycardia N Y Y Y 8 Y, ovarian teratoma[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Huntington's Disease

    Involuntary movements are usually not seen in FTD.Two patients with involuntary choreoathetoid movements but otherwise presenting a bv-FTD-phenotype were referred and Huntington's[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We diagnosed psychogenic non-epileptic seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] grimaces.[patient.info]

  • Chorea Gravidarum

    She had bilateral choreoathetoid, purposeless, irregular, jerky movements in her upper limbs.[casereports.bmj.com] 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] grimaces.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Hemiballismus

    A 68-year-old woman with poorly controlled diabetes mellitus presented to the emergency department with choreoathetoid movements affecting the upper and lower left limbs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic state (HHS) an acute complication of diabetes mellitus, can be associated with neurological involvement ranging from seizures, involuntary movements[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CASE REPORT: A 45-year-old woman presented with choreoathetoid movements of the right upper limb, persistent vomiting and generalized body weakness.[lookfordiagnosis.com]

  • Senile Chorea

    Differential diagnosis of choreoathetoid movement disorders Epidemiology & etiology Signs & symptoms Diagnostics Huntington disease Almost always younger or middle-aged men[amboss.com] 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]

  • Orofacial Dyskinesia

    […] of the tongue; there may also be choreoathetoid movements of the extremities.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] 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]

  • Tourette Syndrome

    Tardive dyskinesia is a potentially irreversible neuroleptic-mediated movement disorder characterized by choreoathetoid movements that may be difficult to distinguish from[web.archive.org] Described here is a patient with Tourette syndrome and epilepsy who displayed a dangerous compulsive tic resulting in carotid occlusions and seizures as captured on video[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some of the more common tics include: eye blinking and other vision irregularities, facial grimacing, shoulder shrugging, and head or shoulder jerking.[healthcare.utah.edu]

  • Rheumatic Fever

    For problems with abnormal movements or abnormal behaviors, medicines often used to treat seizures may be prescribed.[nlm.nih.gov] Descriptions have included facial grimaces, tongue movements ("bag of worms"), fidgetiness, halting and explosive speech, " pronator sign," " milkmaid's grip," " spooning,[clinicaladvisor.com] The patient's facial expression alternates between frowning, grinning and grimacing. His tongue darts in and out of his mouth.[icd9data.com]

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