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109 Possible Causes for Dystonic Posturing of the Hands

  • Writer's Cramp

    PURPOSE: Writer's cramp describes a task-specific dystonia, in which the act of writing initiates dystonic posturing of the hands.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For example, if writing activates the dystonia, as soon as the individual picks up a pen--or within writing a few words, dystonic postures of the hand begin to impede the[askdrmakkar.com] For example, if writing activates the dystonia, as soon as the individual picks up a pen--or within writing a few words--dystonic postures of the hand begin to impede the[dystonia-foundation.org]

  • Posterior Cerebral Artery Occlusion with Infarction

    When seen at 3 months his movements and tone were symmetrical but at 7 months he was noted to keep his right arm in a dystonic posture with intermittent fisting of the hand[mrineonatalbrain.com] At 6 months he had dystonic posturing of the right arm and increased tone in the right shoulder girdle.[mrineonatalbrain.com] At 16 months the dystonic arm posturing was more marked, he had a tighter shoulder girdle but no limitation of pronation and supination on the right.[mrineonatalbrain.com]

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    We describe a 9-month-old infant who presented with intermittent abnormal posturing movement of both hands.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] His dystonic posturing had disappeared completely 3 weeks after surgical release of both flexor retinaculi.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

    […] seen in 40-80% of cases 2 language alterations unilateral dystonic posturing versive head turning Postictal phase Postictal phase is also variable, and symptoms are largely[radiopaedia.org] On the other hand, the non-responsiveness increased in children over two years of age and auras, dystonic posture and secondary generalization increased in those over the[scielo.br] […] have a complex partial seizure, during which a number of relatively specific features may be observed: automatisms stereotyped motor behaviors, typically of the mouth or hands[radiopaedia.org]

  • Pediatric Arterial Ischemic Stroke

    When seen at 3 months his movements and tone were symmetrical but at 7 months he was noted to keep his right arm in a dystonic posture with intermittent fisting of the hand[mrineonatalbrain.com] At 6 months he had dystonic posturing of the right arm and increased tone in the right shoulder girdle.[mrineonatalbrain.com] At 16 months the dystonic arm posturing was more marked, he had a tighter shoulder girdle but no limitation of pronation and supination on the right.[mrineonatalbrain.com]

  • Posterior Cerebral Artery Thrombosis

    When seen at 3 months his movements and tone were symmetrical but at 7 months he was noted to keep his right arm in a dystonic posture with intermittent fisting of the hand[mrineonatalbrain.com] At 6 months he had dystonic posturing of the right arm and increased tone in the right shoulder girdle.[mrineonatalbrain.com] At 16 months the dystonic arm posturing was more marked, he had a tighter shoulder girdle but no limitation of pronation and supination on the right.[mrineonatalbrain.com]

  • Posterior Cerebral Artery Occlusion

    When seen at 3 months his movements and tone were symmetrical but at 7 months he was noted to keep his right arm in a dystonic posture with intermittent fisting of the hand[mrineonatalbrain.com] At 6 months he had dystonic posturing of the right arm and increased tone in the right shoulder girdle.[mrineonatalbrain.com] At 16 months the dystonic arm posturing was more marked, he had a tighter shoulder girdle but no limitation of pronation and supination on the right.[mrineonatalbrain.com]

  • Versive Seizure

    Motor manifestations include tonic, dystonic, postural, oculocephalic deviations and falls.[proz.com] Verbal and more often gestural automatisms can be complex, very brief and often violent, but elementary automatisms, such as automatic hand and mouth movements, or bimanual[proz.com]

  • Paresis

    Dystonia/Dystonic Cerebral Palsy encompasses cases that affect the trunk muscles more than the limbs and results in fixed, twisted posture.[cerebralpalsy.org] Athetoid Cerebral Palsy includes cases with involuntary movement, especially in the arms, legs, and hands.[cerebralpalsy.org]

  • Eye Muscle Disorder

    (MeSH) Adjective – 'dystonic.' Focal Dystonia : dystonia specifically confined to a small region such as the eyelids or the hand.[richardsonthebrain.com] […] involuntary, sustained or spasmodic, patterned, and repetitive muscle contractions; frequently causing twisting, flexing or extending, and squeezing movements or abnormal postures[richardsonthebrain.com]

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