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240 Possible Causes for Dementia, Dystonia, Facial Grimacing

  • Huntington's Disease

    Chorea and dystonia are features that may be troublesome to some patients and may potentially prove unresponsive to pharmacological treatments.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Typical features include a bizarre, puppet-like gait, facial grimacing, inability to intentionally move the eyes quickly without blinking or head thrusting (oculomotor apraxia[merckmanuals.com] In this study, we describe a Huntington's disease patient displaying clinical symptoms of the behavioural variant of frontotemporal dementia in the absence of tremor and ataxia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Wilson Disease

    The authors diagnosed acute focal dystonia induced by clomipramine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (degenerative (primary)) (old age) (persisting) F03.90 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F03.90 Unspecified dementia without behavioral disturbance 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific[icd10data.com] Eventually, the excess copper can cause muscular weakness, stiffness, and dementia .[health.ccm.net]

  • Facial Spasm

    Dystonia Dr. Kumar has been designated a Dystonia Doctor of Excellence by the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation.[movementdisorderscenter.org] While this prevents the facial grimacing seen in HFS, it also prevents normal facial movement at the sites of injection.[blepharospasm.org] […] as facial twitchings and grimacing are frequently accepted as a ‘normal’ response to stress and anxiety.[academic.oup.com]

  • Movement Disorder

    Adult-onset dystonia (AOD) may manifest in focal forms (as blepharospasm, oromandibular dystonia, cervical dystonia, laryngeal dystonia, and hand dystonia) or in segmental[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complex motor tics might include facial grimacing combined with a head twist and a shoulder shrug.[neuro.keckmedicine.org] Dementia is an exclusion criterion in current consensus diagnostic criteria, while growing evidence suggests the occurrence of cognitive dysfunction and even dementia in multiple[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Oromandibular Dystonia

    […] procedures and dystonia remains unclear.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Male gender, orobuccolingual dyskinesias (facial grimacing, lip biting, tongue dyskinesias, platysma contractions and bruxism) and better response to botulinum toxin injections[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A heterogeneous degeneration involving the brain stem, basal ganglia and cerebellum with vertical gaze and pseudobulbar palsy, nuchal dystonia and dementia. ‎[books.google.com]

  • Levodopa

    The patient presented at the age of 4 years with progressive dystonia of the lower extremities and right upper extremity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Report promptly abnormal involuntary movement such as facial grimacing, exaggerated chewing, protrusion of tongue, rhythmic opening and closing of mouth, bobbing of head,[robholland.com] L-3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine (L-dopa) has been the gold standard for pharmacotherapy for parkinsonism in patients with dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Levofloxacin

    Keywords Craniocervical dystonia Levofloxacin Quinolones Renal disease Background Dystonia is a hyperkinetic movement disorder characterized by typically patterned, sustained[clinicalmovementdisorders.biomedcentral.com] On day 4 of treatment, she experienced involuntary, rhythmic facial grimacing accompanied by periodic cervical muscular contractures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] included the Apathy Evaluation Scale (clinician and caregiver), Apathy Inventory (clinician and caregiver), Northwestern University Disability Scale, Disability Assessment for Dementia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Metoclopramide

    These dystonic reactions caused by metaclopramide can easily be confused with other diseases, because dystonia is not seen frequently in paediatric practice whatever the cause[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other important side effects of metoclopramide include serious neurological symptoms that mimic Parkinson's disease such as: involuntary muscle movements, facial grimacing[medicinenet.com] […] al. in this case indicated a possible adverse reaction to metoclopramide as the cause of acute metabolic encephalopathy, with the patient's underlying PD and PD-related dementia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypoparathyroidism

    She was managed successfully with midazolam infusion, calcium and vitamin D supplementation, and oral anti-dystonia drugs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] grimacing.[smartypance.com] The clinical manifestations of primary hypoparathyroidism include tetany, seizures, paresthesias, dementia, and parkinsonism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Carbidopa-Levodopa

    A 31-year-old man with psychosis and neuroleptic-induced tardive dystonia developed neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) while taking haloperidol.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Report promptly abnormal involuntary movement such as facial grimacing, exaggerated chewing, protrusion of tongue, rhythmic opening and closing of mouth, bobbing of head,[robholland.com] Clinicians should be aware of adverse reactions, such as AOL, in patients taking carbidopa-levodopa who have dementia of the Lewy body type.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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