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251 Possible Causes for Dropping Things, Involuntary Movements, Tremor

  • Chorea Gravidarum

    Recognize important causes of chorea, dystonia, myoclonus, and tremor. Describe treatment approaches for chorea, dystonia, myoclonus, and tremor.[pedsinreview.aappublications.org] The clinical picture is of extrapyramidal symptoms such as involuntary movements, lack of coordination and slurred speech.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] are measured on an Abnormal Involuntary Movements scale.[evidence.nhs.uk]

  • Rheumatic Chorea

    Among 33 patients seen at a median of 10.3 years (range 6.3-14.9 years) after their initial bout of chorea, 20% reported residual tremor or mood swings.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The various clinical signs of rheumatic chorea were scored with MAIMS score (Modified Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale score) which is used for tardive dyskinesia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As symptoms progress, the person may appear clumsy and drop things or fall frequently. Eventually, the uncontrollable, jerky, and irregular movements develop.[medicineonline.com]

  • Huntington's Disease

    Thus there is a biotype in which the tremors are absent, but mental deterioration present; a biotype in which the tremors are not accompanied by mental deterioration; a biotype[doi.org] We herein report a case of late-onset Huntington's disease (HD) that presented without any involuntary movement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For example, you might start to drop things or to fall. Or you may have trouble speaking or swallowing. Staying organized may be difficult.[webmd.com]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Abstract Based on one patient's enthusiastic report, eight patients with multiple sclerosis, seriously disabled with tremor and ataxia, were given oral tetrahydrocannabinol[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] movements, seizures coma Keep all appointments with your doctor and the laboratory.[nlm.nih.gov] Tetrahydrocannabinol for tremor in multiple sclerosis. Ann Neurol 1983 ; 13: 669 - 671. Google Scholar Medline ISI Robson P.[msj.sagepub.com]

  • Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy

    The common adverse effects were hair loss ( n 17), tremor ( n 15), weight gain ( n 14), ataxia ( n 13), amenorrhoea ( n 5), and gum hyperplasia ( n 4).[annalsofian.org] Neurological examination and neuroimaging (three patients had magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and three computed tomography (CT)) were normal; in particular, none had tremor[jnnp.bmj.com]

  • Myoclonic Jerking

    Called also canine chorea, flexor spasm and tremor syndrome. familial reflex myoclonus a familial disease seen in young Labrador retriever puppies; myoclonus is followed by[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Involuntary movements compose a group of uncontrolled movements that may manifest as a tremor, tic, myoclonic jerk, chorea, athetosis, dystonia or hemiballism.[stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu] This may make them drop things and look clumsy. Tonic-clonic seizures usually start a few months later.[webmd.com]

  • Young-Onset Parkinson Disease

    As shown in this clip, using vibrations along Emma’s wrist to counter her neuromuscular signaling, Emma is able to reduce the tremors in her hand.[raredr.com] The involuntary movements often were severe and frequently were diphasic.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] I did a lot of things I'd been too afraid to do before. I sat down for the first time with my family for an honest discussion.[dailymail.co.uk]

  • Lead Poisoning

    Rest tremor in advanced essential tremor: A post-mortem study of nine cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In this case there was no regression of the involuntary movements despite normalization of blood lead levels.[doi.org] The only thing different was the time period: Crime rates rose dramatically in the '60s through the '80s, and then began dropping steadily starting in the early '90s.[web.archive.org]

  • Juvenile Huntington Disease

    Within 4 weeks, he experienced a rapid decline in fine motor skills, with dysarthria, intention tremor, motor impersistence, and diffusely increased tone.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical symptoms are present alongside the cognitive symptoms, and tend to get worse in the more intermediate stages of the disease: In early stages, small involuntary movements[info.isabelhealthcare.com] You may drop things easily. Over time, as HD progresses, you can develop a movement problem known as dystonia. This tends to gradually replace chorea.[patient.info]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    […] by 18 months seeming too stiff or too floppy (hypotonia) weak arms or legs fidgety, jerky or clumsy movements random, uncontrolled movements muscle spasms shaking hands (tremors[web.archive.org] However, strength training and reduction of inserted involuntary movements are equally important strategies to improve function.[discovery.ucl.ac.uk] things are things you do automatically and learn through practice.[saebo.com]

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