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17 Possible Causes for Dementia, Facial Grimacing, Involuntary Tongue Protrusion

  • Orofacial Dyskinesia

    Keywords Lower Face Botulinum Toxin Injection Tongue Protrusion Dystonic Movement Tardive Dystonia These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.[] On day 4 of treatment, she experienced involuntary, rhythmic facial grimacing accompanied by periodic cervical muscular contractures.[] Patients with Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia or mixed dementia who had indications for neuroleptic therapy were enrolled in a one-year, open-label study.[]

  • Senile Chorea

    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[] It usually affects orofacial and lingual musculature (“buccolinguomasticatory syndrome”) with chewing; bruxism; protrusion, curling, or twisting of the tongue; lip smacking[] Senile chorea (SC) is characterized by the presence of late onset, generalized chorea with no family history and no dementia.[]

  • Rett Syndrome

    […] movements of the upper limbs and tongue protrusion.[] Common tardive dyskinesia movements include, but are not limited to: facial tics, grimacing, eye blinking, lip smacking, tongue thrusting, moving one’s head back or to the[] Rett syndrome Rett syndrome w dementia Rett syndrome w dementia w behavioral disturbance Rett's disorder Retts syndrome Retts syndrome with dementia Clinical Information[]

  • Blepharospasm

    We report on two cases who presented with involuntary facial grimacing and frowning.[] Other involuntary movements can occur in addition to blepharospasm such as forceful opening of the jaw, retraction of the lips, or protrusion of the tongue.[] Richardson JC, Steele J, Olszewski J (1963) Supranuclear ophthalmoplegia, pseudobulbar palsy, nuchal dystonia and dementia.[]

  • Extrapyramidal Disorder

    Involuntary jaw opening. Lateral movements of the jaw. Protrusion of the tongue. Present during the day. Disappears during deep sleep.[] It may be mild in form of persistent restlessness and clumsiness to sever one interfering with daily activity in form of sever invol. and forceful movement with facial grimacing[] Assessment of associated features provided no evidence that cerebral vascular disease might be the cause of the combination of dementia with extrapyramidal features.[]

  • Oromandibular Dystonia

    Male gender, orobuccolingual dyskinesias (facial grimacing, lip biting, tongue dyskinesias, platysma contractions and bruxism) and better response to botulinum toxin injections[] She stopped wearing her lower dentures due to involuntary tongue protrusion and her inability to close her mouth.[] A heterogeneous degeneration involving the brain stem, basal ganglia and cerebellum with vertical gaze and pseudobulbar palsy, nuchal dystonia and dementia. ‏[]

  • Autosomal Recessive Lower Motor Neuron Disease with Childhood Onset

    […] choreic movements, mild alteration in personality, grimacing, protrusion of the tongue and ataxia with choreoathetoid movements -Later stages include mental deterioration[] Almost pathognomonic are facial fasciculations and persistence of grimace-evoked contractions of the lower facial muscles. Mild sensory neuropathy is almost universal.[] Access comprehensive discussions of Alzheimer and commonly occurring non-Alzheimer dementias (such as Lewy bodies disease and frontotemporal dementia) and traumatic brain[]

  • Cardiac Dyskinesia

    Features may include grimacing; tongue protrusion; lip smacking, puckering, and pursing; and rapid eye blinking.[] Over time, these antipsychotic meds, can cause facial grimacing, sticking out the tongue, sucking or fish-like movements of the mouth, involuntary movement of the jaw, lips[] Reduced cardiac up-take and enhanced washout of 123I-MIBG in pure autonomic failure occurs conjointly with Parkinson’s disease and dementia with Lewy Bodies.[]

  • Narcolepsy-Cataplexy Syndrome

    Cataplexy in children is slightly different and a variety of symptoms and movements including tongue protrusion and involuntary arm movements have been described.[] Symptoms of a cataplectic episode may include : facial twitching, flickering, or grimacing unusual tongue movements jaw tremor dropping the head or jaw knee trembling or buckling[] The presentation is debilitating with hepatosplenomegaly, ataxia, dystonia, and progressive dementia.[]

  • Haldol

    The syndrome is characterized by rhythmical involuntary movements of tongue, face, mouth or jaw (e. g., protrusion of tongue, puffing of cheeks, puckering of mouth, chewing[] Perhaps the most troublesome extrapyramidal symptoms resulting from chronic use, tardive dyskinesia, are irregular facial movements such as grimacing and tongue smacking,[] Lewy Body Dementia (Dementia with Lewy Bodies) Lewy body dementia (LBD or dementia with Lewy bodies) is one the most common causes of dementia.[]

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