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1,897 Possible Causes for Fainting Spells, Mutation in the CALM2 Gene, Myoclonic Jerking

  • 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] In newborns, hypoglycemia can produce irritability, jitters, myoclonic jerks, cyanosis, respiratory distress, apneic episodes, sweating, hypothermia, somnolence, hypotonia[en.wikipedia.org] 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: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Acute Renal Failure

    Such symptoms include Anorexia Nausea Vomiting Weakness Myoclonic jerks Seizures Confusion Coma Asterixis and hyperreflexia may be present on examination.[merckmanuals.com] Later, as nitrogenous products accumulate, symptoms of uraemia may develop, including anorexia, nausea and vomiting, weakness, myoclonic jerks, seizures, confusion, and coma[web.archive.org]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Absence Seizure

    In infancy, some other causes of seizure-like spells include: breath-holding spells apnea gastroesophageal reflux (Sandifer’s syndrome) In later childhood: sleep disorders[thebarrow.org] […] seizures), and juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME; generalised syndrome characterised by myoclonic jerks, generalised tonic-clonic seizures, and, less commonly, absence seizures[bestpractice.bmj.com] jerks.[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Epilepsy

    So the jerks were considered as cortical origin and generalized myoclonic seizure was confirmed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , like EPC, presented with myoclonic jerks. [7] This thought process was later proven inconclusive after considering subsequent literature.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, it should not dissuade clinicians from the diagnosis of myoclonic epilepsy with normal scalp EEG.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Unverricht-Lundborg Syndrome

    Treatment with different neuroleptics led to an increase of the myoclonic jerks. Sleep deprivation also led to an increase in myoclonic jerks.[frontiersin.org] ., what sorts of spells are likely to beset infants, children, or the elderly?[books.google.com] The myoclonic jerks occur in the muscles of the arms and legs closest to the torso, and are triggered due to a variety of common external stimuli.[7] Seizures begin at an[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy

    Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is an altered level of consciousness as a result of liver failure. Onset may be gradual or sudden. Other symptoms may include movement problems, changes in mood, or changes in personality. In the advanced stages it can result in a coma.Hepatic encephalopathy can occur in those with[…][en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Hypokalemia

    Hypokalemia is a low level of potassium (K ) in the blood serum. Mildly low levels do not typically cause symptoms. Symptoms may include feeling tired, leg cramps, weakness, and constipation. It increases the risk of an abnormal heart rhythm, which is often too slow, and can cause cardiac arrest.Causes of hypokalemia[…][en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Generalized Clonic or Tonic-Clonic Seizures

    myoclonic jerks of cortical origin.[mendelian.co] Generalized myoclonic-tonic-clonic seizures begin with a few myoclonic jerks followed by tonic-clonic activity.[medlink.com] jerks, or both. 4 EGTCSA is a diagnosis currently used by many groups that emphasize specific management issues including the importance of precipitating factors and the[mhmedical.com]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

    During the patient's hospital course, his clinical condition deteriorated with myoclonic jerks, fevers and severe encephalopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Further progression usually affected more than one neurological domain, with all patients eventually developing cognitive decline and myoclonic jerks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Occasional myoclonic jerks were predominantly observed on the left side.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene
  • Angelman Syndrome

    In addition, there was improvement in the myoclonic jerks, sleep pattern, and developmental progress.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She was initially treated with vigabatrin which resulted in worsening of myoclonic jerks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The types of seizures include myoclonic (‘jerks’), atonic or astatic (‘drops’) and tonic (‘stiffening’) seizures.[epilepsy.org.uk]

    Missing: Mutation in the CALM2 Gene