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39 Possible Causes for Febrile Convulsions, Hypersalivation, Myoclonic Jerking

  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis

    Can Vet J. 2010 Sep; 51(9): 1011–1015. Language: English French This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract Eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE) was diagnosed in 19 horses and a flock of emus in the province of Quebec in fall 2008. The EEE virus caused unusual gross lesions in the central nervous[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy Type 6

    convulsions.[symptoma.com] Autonomic symptoms are often mild with cyanosis, apnea, hypersalivation, and respiratory obstruction only occur following very prolonged attacks.[icnapedia.org] As the affected children grow up, they develop myoclonic jerking, and their seizures may become refractory to treatment. Synonym: severe myoclonic epilepsy of infancy[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Panayiotopoulos Syndrome

    We found high rates of personal history of febrile convulsions, breath-holding spells, and family history of febrile convulsions, afebrile convulsion/epilepsy, migraine, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] seizures: loss of consciousness with severe, rhythmic myoclonic jerks.  Myoclonias are bilateral and rhythmic, maximally involving proximal limb muscles, and may be associated[slideshare.net] The seizures included mainly autonomic symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, pallor, mydriasis, urinary and fecal incontinence, and rarely hypersalivation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Epilepsy

    Evidence for a novel gene for familial febrile convulsions, FEB2, linked to chromosome 19p in an extended family from the Midwest.[doi.org] So the jerks were considered as cortical origin and generalized myoclonic seizure was confirmed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] GTCS generalized tonic-clonic seizures; TCS tonic-clonic seizures; T tonic; A atonic; H hemiclonic; abs absence; MJ myoclonic jerks; PSSG partial seizures, secondarily generalized[brain.oxfordjournals.org]

  • Generalized Motor Seizure

    391 Epileptogenesis and ictogenesis epilepsy as a dynamic process 405 Febrile convulsions mesial temporal sclerosis and temporal lobe epilepsy 449 Three new cases of reading[books.google.de] Myoclonic jerks. Increase in heart rate and blood pressure. Diaphragmatic muscles go into spasm.[dentalcare.com] […] rhythmic muscle twitching) Bladder or bowel incontinence Tongue bite lacerations Unresponsiveness Confusion Amnesia Aphasia Fatigue Muscular flaccidity and muscle pain Headache Hypersalivation[amboss.com]

  • Epilepsy with Continuous Spike-and-Slow-Waves during Sleep

    Hippocampal volumes are large in patients with prolonged febrile convulsion when compared with controls by quantitative hippocampal volumetry ( Scott et al., 2002 ).[intechopen.com] Many children will have absence (blank) seizures, some myoclonic (jerk) seizures and others will have focal (partial) motor seizures (seizures involving jerks of one side[epilepsy.org.uk] Dev Med Child Neurology 42: 319–327 Google Scholar Caroll W, Brookfield D (2001) Lumbar puncture following febrile convulsion.[link.springer.com]

  • Benign Familial Infantile Epilepsy Type 4

    Only 9 percent of children have three or more febrile convulsions.[genetics.ouhsc.edu] Studies using video-EEG recordings have demonstrated that the myoclonic jerks involve the axis of the body and the arms, provoking a head drop, and commonly result in an upward[mhmedical.com] Less often, miosis, hypersalivation, and bladder incontinence occur.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

    Schweiz Med Wochenschr 108:1307–1310 Google Scholar Gilhus NE, Aarli JA (1981) Immunoglobulin concentrations in patients with a history of febrile convulsions prior to the[doi.org] In such cases, massive myoclonic jerks, myoclonic-atonic attacks, as well as atonic seizures may occur, though much less frequent and severe than the other manifestations.[epilepsyontario.org] Mood changes, sedation, ataxia, and hypersalivation, well-known complications of other AEDs, were not observed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rett Syndrome

    At the age of 2 months, he contracted a respiratory-syncytial virus and developed non-febrile cluster clonic convulsions.[dx.doi.org] The seizures may be of various types, including generalised convulsive (tonic-clonic), absences (where the child goes blank), myoclonic (jerks), and tonic seizures (where[epilepsy.org.uk] Pia Bernardo, Enza Raiano, Gerarda Cappuccio, Raffaele Dubbioso, Carmela Bravaccio, Emilia Vergara, Silvio Peluso, Fiore Manganelli and Marcello Esposito, The Treatment of Hypersalivation[doi.org]

  • Herpes Simplex Encephalitis

    convulsion of unknown cause (one), and cerebral malaria (one).[jnnp.bmj.com] He developed hypersalivation, speech and swallowing difficulties within 30days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] diagnoses included metabolic encephalopathy (five patients), stroke (four), cerebral abscess (two), viral respiratory tract infection (two), migraine (one), sinusitis (one), febrile[jnnp.bmj.com]