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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.[] Typical features include a bizarre, puppet-like gait, facial grimacing, inability to intentionally move the eyes quickly without blinking or head thrusting (oculomotor apraxia[] 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[]

  • Wilson Disease

    The authors diagnosed acute focal dystonia induced by clomipramine.[] (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[] Eventually, the excess copper can cause muscular weakness, stiffness, and dementia .[]

  • Facial Spasm

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

  • 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[] Complex motor tics might include facial grimacing combined with a head twist and a shoulder shrug.[] Dementia is an exclusion criterion in current consensus diagnostic criteria, while growing evidence suggests the occurrence of cognitive dysfunction and even dementia in multiple[]

  • Oromandibular Dystonia

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

  • Levodopa

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

  • Levofloxacin

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

  • 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[] Other important side effects of metoclopramide include serious neurological symptoms that mimic Parkinson's disease such as: involuntary muscle movements, facial grimacing[] […] 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[]

  • Hypoparathyroidism

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

  • Carbidopa-Levodopa

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

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