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905 Possible Causes for Hemiplegia, Muscle Spasm

  • Homocystinuria

    The child responded well to this therapy and the muscle spasms as well as skin manifestations such as cutis marmorata subsided.[] Given her previous psychiatric history, she was misdiagnosed with malingering until hemiplegia and incontinence became apparent.[] Signs and symptoms include mental retardation, thromboembolic events that can eventually lead to aphasia, hemiplegia, pseudobulbar palsy or ataxia, features of Marfan's syndrome[]

  • MELAS Syndrome

    Less commonly, people with MELAS may experience involuntary muscle spasms, impaired muscle coordination, hearing loss, heart and kidney problems, diabetes, Epilepsy, and hormonal[] The syndrome also features retinal degeneration leading to visual field defects, and sometime hemiplegia.[] Episodes may be followed by transient hemiplegia or hemianopia lasting a few hours to several weeks.[]

  • Hemiplegic Migraine

    For myself, personally, narcotics do nothing for my migraine pain, BUT, they help my muscle spasm pain SO much.[] Familial hemiplegic migraine (FHM) and alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC) are severe neurological disorders that share clinical features.[] Hemiplegic migraine (HM) and alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC) are rare episodic neurological brain disorders with partial clinical and genetic overlap.[]

  • Hemiplegia

    Additionally, children with hemiplegia may be forced to take antispasmodic drugs to prevent muscle spasms .[] We describe the first reported case of unilateral hemiplegia as a complication of septoplasty.[] Changes on the other side of the body, since those muscles may begin to atrophy or become painful due to chronic muscle spasms.[]

  • Migraine

    […] cervical segments, in order to diminish the muscle spasms and guarding and restore normal mobility to the neck.[] She reported severe pain of the right hemibody just before hemiplegia that was enventually suggestive of possible epileptic seizure, justifying diagnostic video-EEG monitoring[] A person experiencing this migraine has with temporary paralysis (hemiplegia) or neurological or sensory changes on one side of the body.[]

  • Epidural Hematoma

    On admission, she exhibited low-grade fever (oral 37.5 C) and severe cervical paraspinal muscle spasm accompanied by 4/5 quadriparesis (based on muscle strength grading 0–[] […] microangiopathic changes Arterial hypertension and increasing age are the most important risk factors Clinical features Lucid interval , then loss of consciousness Headache Hemiplegia[] .,[2 6] of their 14 patients had hemiplegia and 5 had headache.[]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    spasms) When to Seek Medical Help Always get medical help after a head injury.[] Historical note and terminology In 1657 Wepfer described the presence of a "bloody cyst" in the subdural space of an elderly man postmortem who had developed an aphasia and hemiplegia[] […] common risk factors are: advanced age, alcohol abuse, seizures, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunts, coagulopathies, blood thinners, and patients at risk for falling (e.g. hemiplegia[]

  • Hemophilia B

    The bleeding results in distension of the synovial space and causes muscle spasms, pain and arthropathy.[] A 44-year-old male with severe hemophilia B was referred to our department because of nausea, vomiting, left lower limb hemiplegia, and left arm paresis.[] A muscle spasm may occur when the muscle tightens up to protect itself, called Volkman’s sign.[]

  • Todd Paralysis

    They may have violent muscle spasms or lose consciousness. Epilepsy has many possible causes, including illness, brain injury, and abnormal brain development.[] This is the first described ECG evidence of a dynamically displaced J-point in the setting of postictal hemiplegia. 2013 S.[] Spastic muscles. Some people with quadriplegia experience muscle spasms which cause the legs and arms to jerk.[]

  • Scorpion Sting

    In adults, tachycardia, hypertension, increased respirations, weakness, muscle spasms, and fasciculations may predominate.[] Hemiplegia and motor aphasia are rare complications following scorpion sting.[] A 30 year old male presented with crossed buccofacial apraxia, apraxia for speech, Left UMN facial palsy and hemiplegia following scorpion sting.[]

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