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161 Possible Causes for Dropping Things, Involuntary Movements, Tremor

  • 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.[] The various clinical signs of rheumatic chorea were scored with MAIMS score (Modified Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale score) which is used for tardive dyskinesia.[] As symptoms progress, the person may appear clumsy and drop things or fall frequently. Eventually, the uncontrollable, jerky, and irregular movements develop.[]

  • Chorea Gravidarum

    Recognize important causes of chorea, dystonia, myoclonus, and tremor. Describe treatment approaches for chorea, dystonia, myoclonus, and tremor.[] The clinical picture is of extrapyramidal symptoms such as involuntary movements, lack of coordination and slurred speech.[] Abstract Chorea gravidarum is an uncommon condition characterized by involuntary movements, speaking alterations and in the affective status during first trimester pregnancy[]

  • 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[] Abstract We herein report a case of late-onset Huntington's disease (HD) that presented without any involuntary movement.[] For example, you might start to drop things or to fall. Or you may have trouble speaking or swallowing. Staying organized may be difficult.[]

  • Lead Poisoning

    Rest tremor in advanced essential tremor: A post-mortem study of nine cases.[] In this case there was no regression of the involuntary movements despite normalization of blood lead levels.[] 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.[]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    […] cerebellar syndrome (PCS), the disorder affects one of every 10 persons diagnosed with PPMS and can often manifest with: Impairment of fine hand movement due to severe intention tremor[] […] presenting with problems walking (in terms of strength), someone with progressive cerebellar syndrome will typically have difficulties with balance as well as a disabling tremor[] Affected individuals may have tremors, muscle stiffness (spasticity), exaggerated reflexes (hyperreflexia), weakness or partial paralysis of the muscles of the limbs, difficulty[]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    From 97 to 30% of the subjects reported cannabis improved (in descending rank order): spasticity, chronic pain of extremities, acute paroxysmal phenomenon, tremor, emotional[] Eye problems : In addition to the optic neuritis that comes with CIS, MS can cause: Nystagmus : involuntary eye movements Diplopia: double vision Fatigue : You may feel very[] Tetrahydrocannabinol for tremor in multiple sclerosis . Ann Neurol 1983 ; 13: 669 - 671 . Google Scholar Medline ISI Robson P.[]

  • 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).[] Neurological examination and neuroimaging (three patients had magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and three computed tomography (CT)) were normal; in particular, none had tremor[]

  • Myoclonic Jerking

    G25.1 Drug-induced tremor G25.2 Other specified forms of tremor G25.3 Myoclonus G25.4 Drug-induced chorea G25.6 Drug induced tics and other tics of organic origin G25.69[] Involuntary movements compose a group of uncontrolled movements that may manifest as a tremor, tic, myoclonic jerk, chorea, athetosis, dystonia or hemiballism.[] This may make them drop things and look clumsy. Tonic-clonic seizures usually start a few months later.[]

  • Young-Onset Parkinson Disease

    Ten percent of these patients had at least one relative with essential tremor, but only 1.6% of their relatives at risk had tremor, which again was similar to the prevalence[] 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.[] 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.[]

  • Chorea

    Recognize important causes of chorea, dystonia, myoclonus, and tremor. Describe treatment approaches for chorea, dystonia, myoclonus, and tremor.[] Abnormal involuntary movements (AIMs) are also known as 'dyskinesias'.[] Case report: A fifty year old lady was referred to us for recent onset of unsteadiness of gait and dropping things.[]

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