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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.[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]

  • 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] Abstract Chorea gravidarum is an uncommon condition characterized by involuntary movements, speaking alterations and in the affective status during first trimester pregnancy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Abstract 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]

  • 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]

  • 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[verywell.com] […] 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[mymsaa.org] Affected individuals may have tremors, muscle stiffness (spasticity), exaggerated reflexes (hyperreflexia), weakness or partial paralysis of the muscles of the limbs, difficulty[icdlist.com]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[webmd.com] 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

    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[icd10data.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

    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[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] 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]

  • Chorea

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

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