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262 Possible Causes for Confusion, Forgetful, Myoclonic Jerking

  • Dementia

    They often know about their forgetfulness. Not everyone with MCI develops dementia.[] These include restlessness and agitation, depression, anxiety, forgetfulness and confusion.[] Others believe that any evidence of forgetfulness is evidence of dementia. Neither of these conclusions is accurate.[]

  • Whipple Disease

    To describe an unusual case of Whipple disease (WD) with confusing clinical features at onset and to discuss the diagnostic challenges for the clinician.[] […] important sites of infection include the heart (resulting in the clinical picture of endocarditis and heart failure) and the central nervous system (CNS) (manifestations include confusion[] We describe a patient with cerebral Whipple disease who presented with changes in mental status, confusion, inverse sleep-wake cycle, bilateral ptosis and vertical gaze palsy[]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Forgets to pay, pays too much, or forgets how to pay - may hand the checkout person a wallet instead of the correct amount of money.[] We would like to discuss the confusing features of atypical AD that mimic other dementias.[] After 36 hours of donepezil remission, the frequency of the myoclonic jerks was sharply reduced. The patient remains asymptomatic after 6 months of follow-up.[]

  • Acute Kidney Failure

    “Don’t always order it on the day that acute kidney injury is diagnosed,” she said, “but don’t forget about it either.”[] More than 30 different definitions have been used in the literature, creating much confusion and making comparisons difficult.[] Such symptoms include Anorexia Nausea Vomiting Weakness Myoclonic jerks Seizures Confusion Coma Asterixis and hyperreflexia may be present on examination.[]

  • Metabolic Encephalopathy

    The symptoms of metabolic encephalopathy include as: Agitation and confusion Forgetfulness Insomnia Change in behavior Stupor or coma Stiffness of muscles Tremor in finger[] These include patients with known diabetes who experience symptoms of confusion due to low blood sugar.[] Clinical findings include seizures, ataxia, alopecia and dermatitis with atypical findings of myoclonic jerks, neuropathy and spastic paraparesis.[]

  • Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy

    PURPOSE: The rapid forgetting of information over long (but not short) delays (accelerated long-term forgetting [ALF]) has been associated with temporal lobe epilepsy but[] Early onset of seizures and later recognized episodes of mild confusion before meals together with persistent atypical EEG features and unexpected learning difficulties led[] Myoclonic-astatic seizures consist of symmetric myoclonic jerks followed by periods of absent muscle tone that can result in falls.[]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

    It's easy for us to forget this, and perhaps it's also easier for us to forget this.[] Eighteen patients with AWD were diagnosed by Confusion assessment method for ICU score. Treatment, complications, length of stay (LOS) in ICU and hospital were recorded.[] You may be confused and forget who people are, where you are, or what day it is. Your symptoms may come and go quickly.[]

  • Anticholinergic Toxicity

    One week later, his son reports that the patient has become very forgetful and seems disoriented at nighttime.[] It may also be overlooked in elderly patients who are prone to demonstrate confusion and problems with memory.[] Additional symptoms can include: · “Sinus tachycardia · Decreased bowel sounds · Functional ileus · Urinary retention · Hypertension · Tremulousness · Myoclonic jerking Patients[]

  • Mania

    […] to look after yourself – forgetting to eat or drink, for example misusing drugs or alcohol taking serious risks with your safety spending money excessively and inappropriately[] H2 receptor antagonists can be associated with central adverse drug reactions (ADRs), like confusion, delirium, hallucinations, slurred speech or headaches.[] Call us and speak with a live, knowledgeable person…no automated response or confusing phone menus. Learn more about us .[]

  • Hypercapnia

    I learned my lesson, and I will never forget it.[] That afternoon, he presented drowsiness and confusion, and arterial blood gas analysis (ABGA) demonstrated respiratory acidosis with CO2 retention; pH, 7.312; PaCO2, 62.8[] Symptoms and signs may include: Paranoia, depression, and confusion, which may progress to coma Muscle twitches Seizures Palpitations Panic or a feeling of impending doom[]

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