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125 Possible Causes for Facial Grimacing, Psychosis

  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

    Patients manifest with prominent psychiatric symptoms - and in particular psychosis - early in the disease course.[] Examination on the day of admission revealed an awake, alert, and interactive male with focal speech production difficulties, asymmetric facial grimace, hyperactive deep tendon[] Psychiatric manifestations include anxiety, mania, social withdrawal, and psychosis (i.e., delusions, hallucinations, disorganized behavior).[]

  • Huntington's Disease

    Both the seizures and psychosis were difficult to treat. Three years later, chorea and personality changes appeared.[] grimaces.[] Typical features include a bizarre, puppet-like gait, facial grimacing, inability to intentionally move the eyes quickly without blinking or head thrusting (oculomotor apraxia[]

  • Wilson Disease

    KEYWORDS: Wilson disease; affective disturbances; cognitive decline; personality disorders; psychosis[] […] rigidity, drooling, difficulty with speech, abrupt personality change, grossly inappropriate behavior and inexplicable deterioration of school or other work, neurosis, and psychosis[] Symptoms may include cognitive deficits, impairment of executive function, mood disturbance or psychosis.[]

  • Chorea Gravidarum

    Received March 15, 2005; accepted September 22, 2005 Published online January 22, 2006 # Springer-Verlag 2006 Keywords: Psychosis; chorea gravidarum. oaths or obscene epithets[] grimaces.[] She also developed an acute psychosis in one of these four pregnancies. A discussion of similar cases in the literature is undertaken.[]

  • Orofacial Dyskinesia

    CONCLUSION: The association between coping and general psychopathology in older patients with psychosis warrants further investigation as both variables may be amenable to[] On day 4 of treatment, she experienced involuntary, rhythmic facial grimacing accompanied by periodic cervical muscular contractures.[] The patient's past medical history included 2 admissions to mental health facilities for psychosis in 2008 and 2010.[]

  • Dialysis Dementia

    […] dementia Mild dementia Mixed dementia Moderate dementia Organic dementia Organic dementia associated with AIDS Organic memory impairment Paranoid-hallucinatory epileptic psychosis[] Abstract Six maintenance hemodialysis patients with dialysis dementia (severe mental deterioration, speech disturbances, apraxia, facial grimacing, and myoclonus) were studied[] NOS Primary degenerative dementia NOS Senile dementia NOS Senile dementia depressed or paranoid type Senile psychosis NOS Type 1 Excludes senility NOS ( R41.81 ) Type 2 Excludes[]

  • Meige Syndrome

    Because of the age of one patient and the severe intermittent psychosis in the other, these Meige-like symptoms were attributed to chronic neuroleptic use rather than to spontaneously[] 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[] The initial presentation of his psychosis consisted of auditory hallucinations, delusions of persecution, psychomotor excitement, loosening association, and restlessness.[]

  • Hallervorden-Spatz Syndrome

    We report a case with psychosis as sole presenting symptom. Case: A 41-year-old man presented with change in behavior and paranoid delusional ideation.[] grimacing painful muscle spasms HSD is a genetic disease.[] Keywords: aceruloplasminemia, schizophrenia, psychosis Download Article [PDF][]

  • Blepharospasm

    In all patients, blepharospasm remitted without the reemergence of psychosis within 3 to 5 months of treatment with clozapine, 100-200 mg/day.[] Abstract We report on two cases who presented with involuntary facial grimacing and frowning.[] Secondary blepharospasm: Meige’s syndrome: Meige’s syndrome may be associated with facial grimacing due to facial dystonia.[]

  • Phencyclidine Intoxication

    Symptoms in 11 patients suspected of phencyclidine intoxication included violent, aggressive behavior with delusions, hallucinations, agitation, and other signs of toxic psychosis[] A patient with PCP intoxication may exhibit motor disturbances such as facial grimacing, tremor, and catalepsy.[] This combination may have a specific antipsychotic role in the emergency treatment of PCP psychosis.[]

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