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1,314 Possible Causes for Fainting Spells, Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes, Progressive Action Tremor

  • Generalized Clonic or Tonic-Clonic Seizures

    premyoclonus spikes Hand tremor Neuronal loss in central nervous system Cutaneous photosensitivity Hyperreflexia Heterogeneous Weight loss Dystonia Splenomegaly Thrombocytopenia[mendelian.co] […] callosum Muscular hypotonia Infantile onset Intellectual disability, moderate Intention tremor Progressive neurologic deterioration Absence seizures Nevus EEG abnormality Jerk-locked[mendelian.co]

    Missing: Progressive Action Tremor
  • Benign Adult Familial Myoclonic Epilepsy

    Usually, myoclonic tremor is the presenting symptom, characterized by tremulous finger movements and myoclonic jerks of the limbs increased by action and posture.[uniprot.org] […] cortical spikes detected by the jerk-locked back-averaging) ( Ikeda et al., 1990 ).[academic.oup.com] spikes detected by the jerk-locked back averaging (JLA) method), and a good response to antiepileptic drugs. 2 BAFME was first reported in 1990 in the Japanese population[nature.com]

    Missing: Fainting Spells
  • Unverricht-Lundborg Syndrome

    AMRF typically presents at ages 15 to 25 years either with neurologic symptoms (including tremor, action myoclonus, seizures, and ataxia) or with proteinuria that progresses[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ., what sorts of spells are likely to beset infants, children, or the elderly?[books.google.com] A third section addresses individual imitators of epilepsy, ranging from the common to the rare, from dizziness and faintness to startle disease, arranged according to whether[books.google.com]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes
  • 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] (hand, leg or jaw; low frequency [4–5 Hz], asymmetric, disappears with action) - Excellent response to levodopa (70%–100%) - Progressive disorder - Severe levodopa-induced[dx.doi.org] Step 1: Diagnosis of a parkinsonian syndrome Bradykinesia (slowness of initiation of voluntary movement with progressive reduction in speed and amplitude of repetitive actions[doi.org]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes
  • 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] Definition Multiple system atrophy (MSA) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by symptoms of autonomic nervous system failure such as fainting spells[ninds.nih.gov] […] amplitude during repetitive actions.[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes
  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy

    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] MSA is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by symptoms of autonomic nervous system failure (such as lightheadedness or fainting spells, constipation, erectile[msa-ams.be] […] reduction in speed and amplitude during repetitive actions • Rigidity • Postural instability not caused by primary visual, vestibular, cerebellar, or proprioceptive dysfunction[physio-pedia.com]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes
  • Insect Bite

    Abstract Insects are a class of living creatures within the arthropods. Insect bite reactions are commonly seen in clinical practice. The present review touches upon the medically important insects and their places in the classification, the sparse literature on the epidemiology of insect bites in India, and different[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes Progressive Action Tremor
  • Hyperventilation

    One must rely solely on a very careful history and elicit time of onset and place to get a possible lead if it is a patient complaining of having had “fainting spells,” “heart[aafp.org] ‘Patients can reproduce these spells by hyperventilating in a controlled environment.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com] ‘So does that mean you become light headed and silly, or faint, as you would if you hyperventilated at sea level?’[en.oxforddictionaries.com]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes Progressive Action Tremor
  • Hypoglycemia

    We present a case of an 85-year-old man who presented to the endocrinology clinic with symptoms of "fainting spells after large meals."[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Because of the history of Billroth II surgery and the description of his fainting spells, a 5-hour glucose tolerance test was performed in the clinic using the foods that[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes Progressive Action Tremor
  • Anemia

    INTRODUCTION Table 1 Etiopathogenic classification of anemia. Regenerative anemia Acute or chronic bleeding Hemolytic anemia Hereditary (hemoglobinopathy, enzymopathy, membrane-cytoskeletal defects) Acquired (autoimmune, mechanical destruction, toxic-metabolic, drugs, infectious, PNH, hypersplenism) Hypo-regenerative[…][dx.doi.org]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes Progressive Action Tremor