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103 Possible Causes for Hemiplegia, Lower and Upper Limbs Affected, Myoclonic Jerking

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Mills' syndrome: ascending (or descending) progressive hemiplegia: a hemiplegic form of primary lateral sclerosis? J. Neurol. Neurosurg.[doi.org] Approximately 2/3 of patients with ALS show the spinal form of the disease (limb injuries) characterised by weakness and muscular loss in lower and upper limbs.[icm-institute.org] […] and lower limbs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Todd Paralysis

    What is a myoclonic seizure? 22-7. A myoclonic seizure is a brief, generalized seizure often resulting in myoclonic jerks.[dartmouth.edu] This is the first described ECG evidence of a dynamically displaced J-point in the setting of postictal hemiplegia. 2013 S.[karger.com] […] side G83.12 Monoplegia of lower limb affecting left dominant side G83.13 Monoplegia of lower limb affecting right nondominant side G83.14 Monoplegia of lower limb affecting[icd10coded.com]

  • Myoclonic Jerking

    ., adj myoclon ic. A single myoclonic arm or leg jerk is normal when the person is falling asleep. Myoclonic jerks are severe with grand mal seizures.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Alternating hemiplegia Alternating hemiplegia of childhood is a rare disorder, with onset in the first year of life, characterised by recurrent attacks of hemiplegia affecting[epilepsydiagnosis.org] […] of childhood, Migraine, familial hemiplegic ATP1A3 Alternating hemiplegia of childhood CACNA1A Episodic ataxia, Migraine, familial hemiplegic KCNK18 Migraine, with or without[genda.com.ar]

  • Nocturnal Myoclonus Syndrome

    Alternating hemiplegia Alternating hemiplegia of childhood is a rare disorder, with onset in the first year of life, characterised by recurrent attacks of hemiplegia affecting[epilepsydiagnosis.org] It has frequently been confused with, and should be clearly differentiated from, other normal jerking movements of sleep, such as partial myoclonic jerks and massive myoclonic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In about 1 out of 5 people, the myoclonic jerks occur primarily on one side of the body. Myoclonic jerks are often triggered by lack of sleep and flashing lights.[epilepsy.com]

  • Benign Adult Familial Myoclonic Epilepsy

    By the jerk-locked averaging method, a positive spike time-locked to the myoclonic jerk was demonstrated in four patients before 15-20 msec of myoclonic jerk.[ci.nii.ac.jp] Alternating hemiplegia Alternating hemiplegia of childhood is a rare disorder, with onset in the first year of life, characterised by recurrent attacks of hemiplegia affecting[epilepsydiagnosis.org] PubMed Text format Abstract available MYERS KA, Dudley RW, Srour M Hemiconvulsion-Hemiplegia-Epilepsy in a girl with cobalamin C deficiency.[amedeo.com]

  • Familial Infantile Myoclonic Epilepsy

    One fifth of patients have photosensitivity, with myoclonic jerks precipitated by photic stimulation.[medlink.com] […] sclerosis Mesial termporal lobe epilepsy defined by specific causes Other types defined by location and cause Neocortical epilepsies Rasmussen’s syndrome Hemiconvulsion-hemiplegia[emilytam.com] Retardation Syndrome, X-Linked Alpha-Thalassemia/Mental Retardation Syndrome, Nondeletion Type ATR-X Syndrome ATRX ATR, Nondeletion Type 301040 Genetic Test Registry Alternating Hemiplegia[ukgtn.nhs.uk]

  • Infantile Hemiplegia

    jerks.[kundoc.com] Sequential 123I-N-isopropyl-p-iodoamphetamine (IMP) single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) was performed in 2 patients with acute infantile hemiplegia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] upper and lower limbs because of absence of dominant influence affected by pyramidal pathway on conditioned reflex arcs.[klinikanikonova.com]

  • Episodic Ataxia

    Strong jerks of the legs may be mistaken for myoclonic seizures.[epilepsydiagnosis.org] Our data show that a heterozygous mutation in EAAT1 can lead to decreased glutamate uptake, which can contribute to neuronal hyperexcitability to cause seizures, hemiplegia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical features Late-onset ataxia Slowly progressive Lower limb more affected than upper limb Dysarthria, ocular dysmetria Spasmodic torticollis in some Brain MRI shows[emedicine.com]

  • Adult-Onset Cervical Dystonia Type DYT23

    Oppenheim and Vogats 1911 Abnormality of any attitude owing to sustained muscle contraction Danny Brown Flexion dystonia of Parkinsonism Spastic dystonia of hemiplegia, paraplegia[documents.tips] In most affected individuals myoclonic jerks are dramatically but transiently ameliorated by intake of alcohol.[docslide.net] Limbs may be affected as well, and specific voluntary tasks may intensify such contractions.[misc.medscape.com]

  • Shoulder-Hand Syndrome

    jerks, and dystonic muscle contractions.[physio-pedia.com] OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the therapeutic effects of acupuncture and massage for shoulder-hand syndrome in hemiplegia patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] side in the upper-limb CRPS group.[dx.doi.org]

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