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138 Possible Causes for Facial Grimacing, Seizure, Slow Speech

  • Wilson Disease

    Neurologic – the patient may present with slurred or slowed speech, tremors, dystonia, and dysphagia. Motor strength is not affected, nor are there sensory defects.[journalofethics.ama-assn.org] His WD was in a state of remission when he developed the seizure disorder. On endoscopic cyst fenestration, he was relieved of the seizure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] movements Slurred or slow speech, excessive saliva, decreased or slow facial expressions (mask-like facies) Emotional or behavioural changes Confusion, delirium or dementia[dermnetnz.org]

  • Hallervorden-Spatz Syndrome

    These abnormalities progressed over the years with slowing of voluntary movements, rigidity of limbs and dystonic posturing. Speech was slurred.[jpgmonline.com] The patient presented with a slowly progressive illness with seizures, extrapyramidal symptoms, cerebellar ataxia, dementia, spasticity, myoclonic movements and a severe demyelinating[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] grimacing painful muscle spasms HSD is a genetic disease.[healthline.com]

  • Huntington's Disease

    speech or difficulty swallowing Slowed thinking and reaction time, difficulty planning and organizing, inflexible thinking, poor decision making skills or problems with short-term[health.ucsd.edu] We diagnosed psychogenic non-epileptic seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] grimaces.[patient.info]

  • Chorea Gravidarum

    […] or abnormal eye movements Irregular gait and abnormal posture and balance Difficulty with speech or swallowing Cognitive impairments are also a component of Huntington’s[houstonmethodist.org] Click Your Answer Below Myoclonic seizures Chorea gravidarum Huntington chorea Essential tremor Would you like to access teaching points and more information on this topic[knowledge.statpearls.com] grimaces.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Senile Chorea

    Modest improvements were seen in symptoms including: motor coordination, speech intelligibility and vocal intensity, bradykinesia (slow movement), emotional functions, activities[goodearthnaturalfoods.com] A seizure may start as a complex partial seizure and secondarily progress into a generalized seizure.[geriatricscareonline.org] 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]

  • Binswanger Disease

    Other prominent features of the disease include urinary incontinence, difficulty walking, clumsiness, slowness of conduct, lack of facial expression, and speech difficulty[prep4usmle.com] Clinton suffers from “Dementia, Seizures and Black-outs.” In fact, the Doctor made note that Clinton’s conditions are “considerably worse” than in 2013.[globalresearch.ca] grimacing single fiber electromyography electrodiagnostic test in which potentials of muscle fibers innervated by a single axon are recorded; normal response is for fibers[strokecenter.org]

  • Rolandic Epilepsy

    Does she have absent or delayed speech? Is her growth rate normal, accelerated or slowed? Does your daughter have any skeletal malformations?[care.com] Therapy is often unnecessary and seizures spontaneously end at puberty.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The EEG feature of sharp-slow waves originating from the rolandic region is the unifying feature.[epilepsygenetics.net]

  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

    Responses to immunotherapy were slow and variable. Overall, 74% had full or substantial recovery after immunotherapy or tumor removal.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: Anti-NMDA-R encephalitis; Dynamical causal modelling (DCM); EEG; Seizures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Examination on the day of admission revealed an awake, alert, and interactive male with focal speech production difficulties, asymmetric facial grimace, hyperactive deep tendon[dx.doi.org]

  • Tetanus

    The infant recovered, with no seizures by the 16th day from admission, and was off the ventilator by the 18th day.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Tetanus was diagnosed on the basis of clinical course and symptoms such as trismus, facial grimacing, and stiffness of the masseter and neck muscles.[doi.org] A characteristic facial grimace (risus sardonicus) and arching of the back (opisthotonus) occur when the disease is severe.[immune.org.nz]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    Do not mistake slow, slurred or halting speech as an indication of someones' intelligence.[ofcp.ca] Treatment may include physical and occupational therapy, speech therapy, drugs to control seizures, relax muscle spasms, and alleviate pain; surgery to correct anatomical[ninds.nih.gov] grimacing, and inarticulate speech (dysarthria)—all of which increase under stress or excitement.[britannica.com]

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