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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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] grimaces.[en.wikipedia.org] 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

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

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[cedars-sinai.edu] 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.[sciencedaily.com]

  • Senile Chorea

    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] 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[streetdirectory.com] In some cases, senile chorea accompanied by generalized hyperkinesis, exciting all the facial muscles, the muscles of the limbs and body.[medicalformat.com]

  • 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[birthinjuryguide.org] […] 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[en.wikipedia.org] […] movements grimacing heightened writing movements during times of emotional stress inability to stand still muscle tone fluctuations (alternating between significantly under[litigatorsinc.com]

  • 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[brainfoundation.org.au] Circulation 32:664, 1965. 2) cooper, is: involuntary movement disorders. New york: hoeber, 1969.[icd10data.com]

  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

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

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, with changing position and tasks, involuntary movements may vary. Other physical and neurologic findings may be present in addition to dystonia.[symptoma.com] This syndrome causes involuntary movements that usual start in the lips, tongue or face. The side effects can become a permanent disability.[krafchick.com]

  • Orofacial Dyskinesia

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

  • Meige Syndrome

    Clinically observed involuntary movements are the same as those described by Henry Meige in 1910 for the first time.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[my.clevelandclinic.org] grimaces can settle and patients with Meige syndrome should keep hope for a better future.[infodystonia.com]

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