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224 Possible Causes for Facial Grimacing, Psychosis

  • Huntington's Disease

    The objective was to describe a case of juvenile Huntington's disease that first presented with seizures and psychosis.[] Typical features include a bizarre, puppet-like gait, facial grimacing, inability to intentionally move the eyes quickly without blinking or head thrusting (oculomotor apraxia[] grimaces.[]

  • Hypoparathyroidism

    It results in hypocalcaemia. tetany: peripheral paresthaesia, carpopedal spasm, seizures emotional lability, depression and anxiety, psychosis short stature There are a number[] grimacing.[] Chvostek's sign (watch video) : Tap of facial nerve elicits cheek twitch Trousseau's sign (watch video) : BP cuff inflation elicits carpal spasm Diagnosis is made by triad[]

  • Wilson Disease

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

  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

    Psychiatric manifestations include anxiety, mania, social withdrawal, and psychosis (i.e., delusions, hallucinations, disorganized behavior).[] Patients manifest with prominent psychiatric symptoms - and in particular psychosis - early in the disease course.[] She received plasmapheresis with resolution of psychosis and decrease in free thyroxine levels.[]

  • Blepharospasm

    In all patients, blepharospasm remitted without the reemergence of psychosis within 3 to 5 months of treatment with clozapine, 100-200 mg/day.[] We report on two cases who presented with involuntary facial grimacing and frowning.[] When blepharospasm is part of Meige's syndrome, it is associated with facial grimacing.[]

  • 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[] grimaces can settle and patients with Meige syndrome should keep hope for a better future.[] The initial presentation of his psychosis consisted of auditory hallucinations, delusions of persecution, psychomotor excitement, loosening association, and restlessness.[]

  • 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.[]

  • Tics

    Neuroleptics are a type of dopamine agonist that are sometimes used to treat psychosis (a mental condition in which someone is unable to distinguish between reality and their[] 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.[]

  • Meperidine

    […] disorders, delirium tremens, cerebral arteriosclerosis, ulcerative colitis, fever, Addison's disease, prostatic hypertrophy, urethral stricture, recent GI or GU surgery, toxic psychosis[] After only 2 doses of meperidine, he exhibited acute orofacial dyskinesias consisting of tongue thrusting, lip pursing, and facial grimacing combined with prominent flexion[] Normeperidine can cause altered mental status, nervousness, myoclonus, seizures, delirium, and psychosis.[]

  • Dialysis Dementia

    […] dementia Mild dementia Mixed dementia Moderate dementia Organic dementia Organic dementia associated with AIDS Organic memory impairment Paranoid-hallucinatory epileptic psychosis[] Six maintenance hemodialysis patients with dialysis dementia (severe mental deterioration, speech disturbances, apraxia, facial grimacing, and myoclonus) were studied.[] […] speech with stuttering and hesitation Within months, other symptoms develop: 3, 16, 24 myoclonus asterixis movement dyspraxia seizures memory loss personality changes frank psychosis[]

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