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19 Possible Causes for Hyperpyrexia, Hypersalivation, Myoclonic Jerking

  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis

    Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), commonly called Triple E or, sleeping sickness (not to be confused with trypanosomiasis) is a zoonotic alphavirus and arbovirus present in North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean. EEE was first recognized in Massachusetts, United States, in 1831 when 75 horses died[…][]

  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

    Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS), also called parkinsonism-hyperpyrexia syndrome (PHS), is a severe, general, sometimes fatal, physical reaction, induced by sudden and[] He developed marked rigidity, myoclonic jerks, and startle myoclonus. He was then sent for a brain MRI.[] […] the patient presented with a deterioration of his general health which had gradually taken hold, with altered consciousness accompanied by generalised muscle rigidity and hypersalivation[]

  • Phencyclidine Intoxication

    Profuse diaphoresis, hypersalivation, bronchospasm, and urinary retention occurred in less than 5%.[] jerks.[] Motor symptoms are common and may include ataxia (impaired coordination of movement), athetosis (slow writhing movements), myoclonic jerks, and bizarre posture.[]

  • Amanita Muscaria Poisoning

    Physicians and nurses commonly observed myoclonic jerking and muscle fasciculation.[] Manifestations of A muscaria poisoning include: weakness, altered mental status, dizziness, somnolence, coma, hypersalivation, and hallucinations.[]

  • Acute Arsenic Poisoning

    Gastric sign are usually absent Cyanosis, cold clammy skin, Hypoxic encephalopathy, convulsion, Acute tubular necrosis and renal failure Hyperpyrexia and acute haemolysis[] jerks, tremors, seizures, an impaired ability to coordinate voluntary movements (ataxia), and/or inability to stand or walk.[] Clinical features: Acute: Severe watery diarrhoea (choleroid), vomiting and abdominal pain Hypersalivation and a garlic odour are classic symptoms.[]

  • Rabies

    […] lengthy stays in the intensive therapy unit to control other complications, including electrolyte disturbances, cardiac failure, raised intracranial pressure, convulsions, and hyperpyrexia[] Child continues to have persistent myoclonic jerks, seizures, is dependent on all activities with severe neurological deficits.[] The diagnosis is easy when a non-immunised patient presents with hydrophobia and hypersalivation after a bite by a known rabid animal but more difficult when a patient presents[]

  • Postictal State

    Hyperpyrexia —Fever greater than 105.8 F (41 C). Meningitis —An infection or inflammation of the membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord.[] Thus, myoclonic jerks occurring in the context of typical absence seizures do not worsen the prognosis. [4] Other distinct absence syndromes with a prominent myoclonic component[] […] rhythmic muscle twitching) Bladder or bowel incontinence Tongue bite lacerations Unresponsiveness Confusion Amnesia Aphasia Fatigue Muscular flaccidity and muscle pain Headache Hypersalivation[]

  • Respiratory Muscle Paralysis

    […] presents as intractable spasm of the jaw muscles ( masseter spasm) which may progress to generalized rigidity, increased oxygen demand, tachycardia, tachypnea, and profound hyperpyrexia[] Resources: Sleep twitches, or myoclonic jerks, as they are sometimes called, are explained in easily understood language on this website.[] Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care. [ "Symptoms of OP poisoning include, but are not limited to: miosis, sustained muscle contraction, twitching, hypersalivation, excessive[]

  • Venlafaxine

    A severe syndrome that consists of seizures, dehydration, excessive weight loss, hyperpyrexia, or intubation is rare in term infants (1/313 quantifiable cases).[] […] mastalgia / Delayed / 0.1-1.0 fever / Early / 0-1.0 paranoia / Early / 0-0.1 hyporeflexia / Delayed / 0-0.1 tongue discoloration / Delayed / 0-0.1 cheilitis / Delayed / 0-0.1 hypersalivation[] jerking, and tonic spasm of the right side of his orbicularis oris muscle while taking dexamphetamine and venlafaxine.[]

  • Juvenile Paralysis Agitans of Hunt

    Deficiency of coagulation factor due to liver disease Deficiency of coagulation factor due to vitamin K deficiency Type 1 Excludes vitamin K deficiency of newborn ( P53 ) Hyperpyrexia[] Hyperkinesias come in many forms, ranging from tremor to chorea to muscle fasciculations to myoclonic jerks.[] The emphasis of this period remained on supportive physical therapy and the management of hypersalivation, seborrhea, decubiti, and infections.[]

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