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45 Possible Causes for Focal Dystonia - Upper Limb, Muscle Twitch

  • Muscle Spasm

    Occupational cramps - eg, writer's cramp or musician's cramp (focal dystonias, usually affecting the upper limb).[patient.info] Rare causes of Muscle Twitching and Spasms Following causes of Muscle Twitching and Spasm which makes it necessary to meet your doctor ASAP – Muscle twitching in neck, hips[myfitfuel.in] The Difference between Muscle Spasms and Twitching The main difference between a spasm and a twitch is movement.[nativeremedies.com]

  • Muscle Cramp

    Occupational cramps - eg, writer's cramp or musician's cramp (focal dystonias, usually affecting the upper limb).[patient.info] The athlete filmed his calf muscle as it jumped up and down, twitching and convulsing inside his leg, as the muscle tightened and relaxed 'Many people get these muscle twitches[dailymail.co.uk] That spontaneous discharge is a muscle twitch, which can lead to a muscle cramp.[active.com]

  • Lower Motor Neuron Syndrome with Late-Adult Onset

    […] epilepsy syndrome Costello syndrome Crane-Heise syndrome Cranial nerve and nuclear aplasia Cranio-cervical dystonia with laryngeal and upper-limb involvement Craniodigital-intellectual[se-atlas.de] […] may include: Tremor of the hands Muscle cramps when performing physical activities Muscle twitches and weakness of limb muscles As the condition progresses: Weakness of the[thehumanthebody.com] […] causes muscle weakness, muscle atrophy (shrinkage of muscles) and twitching (fasciculations).[mda.org]

  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

    Contralateral upper limb dystonia may develop and head and eye version to the contralateral side can occur.[epilepsydiagnosis.org] Loss of awareness of the surroundings, muscle twitching, confusion and short-term memory loss can all occur in epilepsy, and as your own research has shown, this can take[netdoctor.co.uk] For focal onset seizures: Motor symptoms may also include jerking ( clonic ), muscles becoming limp or weak ( atonic ), tense or rigid muscles ( tonic ), brief muscle twitching[epilepsy.com]

  • Infantile-Onset Ascending Hereditary Spastic Paralysis

    […] epilepsy syndrome Costello syndrome Crane-Heise syndrome Cranial nerve and nuclear aplasia Cranio-cervical dystonia with laryngeal and upper-limb involvement Craniodigital-intellectual[se-atlas.de] A single motor neuron may innervate many muscle fibres and a fibre can undergo many action potentials in the time taken for a single muscle twitch.[wikivisually.com] Apraxia (Medical Encyclopedia) Hand or foot spasms (Medical Encyclopedia) Muscle atrophy (Medical Encyclopedia) Muscle function loss (Medical Encyclopedia) Muscle twitching[icdlist.com]

  • Familial Recurrent Peripheral Facial Palsy

    […] epilepsy syndrome Costello syndrome Crane-Heise syndrome Cranial nerve and nuclear aplasia Cranio-cervical dystonia with laryngeal and upper-limb involvement Craniodigital-intellectual[se-atlas.de] Facial muscle twitching is not seen.[primarypsychiatry.com] They may include muscle twitching, weakness, or total loss of the ability to move one or rarely both sides of the face.[ipfs.io]

  • Benign Adult Familial Myoclonic Epilepsy

    The most common signs and symptoms in descending order are: asymmetric limb rigidity (100%), upper limb apraxia (91%), gait difficulties (89%), stimulation-sensitive focal[neuroweb.us] Signs and symptoms [ edit ] Myoclonic seizures involve brief involuntary muscle twitching, and may become frequent enough to be disabling.[en.wikipedia.org] Myoclonus Involuntary contractions of a muscle or group of muscles. myoclonus clonic spasm or twitching of a muscle or group of muscles my·oc·lo·nus ( mī'ok'lŏ-nŭs ) One or[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • X-linked Parkinsonism-Spasticity Syndrome

    […] in combination with parkinsonism DYT-13 1p36.32-p36.12.13 Early and Late Onset Focal or Onset in Cranial-Cervical Autosomal Dominant Focal or segmental dystonia, segmental[cmdg.org] Myoclonus: Shock-like, arrhythmic twitches. Not suppressible.[stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu] Myoclonus is a twitching or intermittent spasm of a muscle or group of muscles. Myoclonus is classified into several major types and many subcategories.[aans.org]

  • Distal Hereditary Motor Neuropathy Type 1

    […] epilepsy syndrome Costello syndrome Crane-Heise syndrome Cranial nerve and nuclear aplasia Cranio-cervical dystonia with laryngeal and upper-limb involvement Craniodigital-intellectual[se-atlas.de] twitching first noted in late teens or early adulthood There are other diseases that are similar to spinal muscular atrophy, but have different genetic causes.[togetherinsma.com] twitching and atrophy 2 Impaired oxidation of branched chain fatty acids leads to neurologic damage, cerebellar degeneration, and peripheral neuropathy 3 Genetic mutations[orthobullets.com]

  • Dystonia

    Ventro-oral (Vo) thalamotomy is effective in patients with focal task-specific dystonias (FTSDs), but only in those with upper-limb symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dystonia is a common movement disorder that causes uncontrolled muscle movements, such as twisting or twitching.[ahn.org] Medical treatments Focal dystonias can sometimes be relieved by botulinum toxin injections.[rch.org.au]

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