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135 Possible Causes for Facial Grimacing, Involuntary Movements

  • Chorea Gravidarum

    The clinical picture is of extrapyramidal symptoms such as involuntary movements, lack of coordination and slurred speech.[] grimaces.[] 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

    Abstract We herein report a case of late-onset Huntington's disease (HD) that presented without any involuntary movement.[] grimaces.[] Huntington's disease (HD) is an autosomal dominant neurodegenerative disorder characterized by involuntary movements and psychiatric disturbances, found worldwide, with a[]

  • Tics

    Within 2 weeks after the injury, he noticed the gradual onset of involuntary jerking movements of his left shoulder, which was markedly exacerbated after second left shoulder[] Some complex motor tics include: Facial grimacing Touching people or things Obscene gesturing or gyrating movements Like motor tics, vocal tics can be simple or complex.[] Motor tics can be of an endless variety and may include such movements as hand-clapping, neck stretching, mouth movements, head, arm or leg jerks, and facial grimacing.[]

  • Senile Chorea

    Involuntary movements compose a group of uncontrolled movements that may manifest as a tremor, tic, myoclonic jerk, chorea, athetosis, dystonia or hemiballism.[] 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[] In some cases, senile chorea accompanied by generalized hyperkinesis, exciting all the facial muscles, the muscles of the limbs and body.[]

  • Athetoid Cerebral Palsy

    […] or writing utensils Increase in involuntary movements when under stress or upset Drooling due to involuntary face muscle movement Involuntary muscle movements can affect[] […] in muscle tone. [3] Coordinated activities such as reaching and grasping may also be challenging. [3] Muscles of the face and tongue can be affected, causing involuntary facial[] […] movements grimacing heightened writing movements during times of emotional stress inability to stand still muscle tone fluctuations (alternating between significantly under[]

  • Rheumatic Chorea

    The various clinical signs of rheumatic chorea were scored with MAIMS score (Modified Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale score) which is used for tardive dyskinesia.[] The symptoms vary in severity, from mild cases in which there is facial grimacing, restlessness and slight incoordination to severe cases where involuntary movements make[] Circulation 32:664, 1965. 2) cooper, is: involuntary movement disorders. New york: hoeber, 1969.[]

  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

    Both patients had psychiatric symptoms, central hypoventilation requiring prolonged ventilatory support, seizures, involuntary movements and autonomic instability.[] Abstract Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis is a paraneoplastic encephalitis characterised by psychiatric features, involuntary movement, and autonomic instability.[] On admission to our hospital, she presented with involuntary orofacial movements and central hypoventilation, and an electroencephalogram showed a generalized slow activity[]

  • Primary Torsion Dystonia

    Indeed, abnormal basal ganglia opioid transmission has been reported in several involuntary movement disorders, including levodopa-induced dyskinesias in Parkinson's disease[] However, with changing position and tasks, involuntary movements may vary. Other physical and neurologic findings may be present in addition to dystonia.[] This syndrome causes involuntary movements that usual start in the lips, tongue or face. The side effects can become a permanent disability.[]

  • Orofacial Dyskinesia

    The involuntary movements subsided following the withdrawal of the drugs.[] On day 4 of treatment, she experienced involuntary, rhythmic facial grimacing accompanied by periodic cervical muscular contractures.[] grimacing (commonly involving lower facial muscles) Finger movement (piano playing movements) Rocking or thrusting of the pelvis (duck-like gait) Jaw swinging Repetitive[]

  • Meige Syndrome

    Clinically observed involuntary movements are the same as those described by Henry Meige in 1910 for the first time.[] Other symptoms related to the jaw can be: Facial grimacing Frowning Thrusting of the chin Displaced jaw Pain in the jaw Headaches Spasms can also occur in the tongue, throat[] grimaces can settle and patients with Meige syndrome should keep hope for a better future.[]

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