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16 Possible Causes for Facial Muscle Rigidity, Progressive Action Tremor

  • Parkinson's Disease

    […] reduction in speed and amplitude of repetitive actions) and at least one of the following: (i) muscular rigidity, (ii) 4–6 Hz rest tremor and (iii) postural instability not[doi.org] A progressive disorder of the nervous system marked by muscle tremors, muscle rigidity, decreased mobility, stooped posture, slow voluntary movements, and a mask-like facial[icd9data.com] , and lack of postural reflexes A progressive disorder of the nervous system marked by muscle tremors, muscle rigidity, decreased mobility, stooped posture, slow voluntary[icd9data.com]

  • Parkinsonian Disorder

    […] reduction in speed and amplitude or repetitive actions) and at least one of the following: Muscular rigidity. 4- to 6-Hz resting tremor.[patient.info] Facial muscle rigidity can also partly or completely account for the "masked facies."[dartmouth.edu] Parkinson’s disease is characterized by rigidity of muscles, facial immobility, tremors and a shortened “shuffling” gait.[news-medical.net]

  • Bradykinesia

    The usual course is for gradual progression. 26-9. How do you recognize essential tremor? Answer 26-9.[dartmouth.edu] […] expression, absence of arm-swinging during walking, and a general muscular rigidity), dystonia (sudden sustained contraction of muscle groups, causing abnormal postures),[britannica.com] Parkinson’s and Rigidity Rigidity can stop muscles from stretching and relaxing.[parkinsonsvic.org.au]

  • Shy Drager Syndrome

    In addition, patients with MSA-C may have tremor with action, which is different from the resting tremor seen in typical Parkinson's disease.[bcm.edu] Symptoms of Shy-Drager syndrome can include: dizziness and fainting low blood pressure erectile dysfunction tremors, or small involuntary muscle movements muscle rigidity[medicineonline.com] […] amplitude during repetitive actions.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • X-Linked Intellectual Disability-Psychosis-Macroorchidism Syndrome

    Spinocerebellar ataxia type 12 (SCA12) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by action tremor of the upper extremities progressing to ataxia and other cerebellar[chginc.org] […] weakness Short philtrum Neck flexor weakness Genu valgum Narrow chest Narrow face Increased variability in muscle fiber diameter Hypokinesia Spinal rigidity Facial diplegia[mendelian.co] Type 1 muscle fiber predominance Axial muscle weakness Limb-girdle muscle weakness Facial palsy Nocturnal hypoventilation Fatiguable weakness of proximal limb muscles Fatigable[mendelian.co]

  • Movement Disorder

    Tremor: Descriptions of tremors progressed from Galen's definition in the 2nd century; to Galileo's physiologic tremor in 1610; separation of involuntary movements during[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and muscle rigidity, whereas gait and balance disturbances are hallmarks of ataxia.[symptoma.com] As in Parkinson's disease, many common symptoms may develop, including tremor; muscle rigidity or stiffness of the limbs; gradual loss of spontaneous movement, often leading[aans.org]

  • Extrapyramidal Disorder

    The usual course is for gradual progression. 26-9. How do you recognize essential tremor? Answer 26-9.[dartmouth.edu] These symptoms may include tremor, slower thought processes, slower movements, rigid muscles, difficulty speaking and facial stiffness.[verywell.com] Dystonia A dystonia, or dystonic reaction, is when a muscle in the body suddenly contracts and freezes in a rigid position, which can be very uncomfortable, distressing, and[psychvisit.com]

  • Striatonigral Degeneration

    In addition, patients with MSA-C may have tremor with action, which is different from the resting tremor seen in typical Parkinson's disease.[bcm.edu] Facial muscle rigidity can also partly or completely account for the "masked facies."[dartmouth.edu] Tremor - Postural, resting, or both Bradykinesia plus at least 1 parkinsonian feature Cerebellar Dysfunction • Gait ataxia (wide-based stance with steps of irregular length[physio-pedia.com]

  • Primary Orthostatic Tremor

    Termed “cerebellar postural tremor,” it is prominent with both action and posture. 4 In its most severe form, cerebellar postural tremor has a frequency of 2.5 to 4 Hz and[aafp.org] […] tone Cogwheel rigidity Normal Facial expression Decreased Normal Gait Decreased arm swing Normal Tremor latency Longer: 8-9 sec Shorter: 1-2 sec Parkinson's Tremor Parkinson's[clevelandclinicmeded.com] […] supranuclear palsy (n   1), restless leg syndrome (n   1), multifocal action tremor (n   2), pathological proven dementia with Lewy bodies (n   1), and focal dystonia of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dentatorubral-Pallidoluysian Atrophy

    Seite 190 - Bradykinesia (slowness of initiation of voluntary movement with progressive reduction in speed and amplitude of repetitive actions) • And at least one of the following[books.google.de] Chorea are involuntary and uncontrollable jerky movements of extremities and facial muscles.[pathology.jhu.edu] : muscular rigidity 4—6 Hz rest tremor postural instability not caused by primary visual, vestibular, cerebellar or proprioceptive dysfunction Step 2 Exclusion criteria for[books.google.de]

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